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Jeedamya
Basic information Name: Jeedamya
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1971
Country: Australia
Mass:help 914 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 51  (1972)  H
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5857 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 51:
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DISCOVERY OF THE JEEDAMYA, WESTERN AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: JEEDAMYA

Place of find: Jeedamya Station, Menzies district, Western Australia

29° 35'S, 121° 10'E.

Date of find: November 7, 1971.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 914 g

Circumstances of find: Station worker, R. Blizzard, found the stone in a shallow depression (1 cm) in soil. Handed to Mr. W. Cleverly, Western Australian School of Mines, Kalgoorlie, and it is now in the Western Australian Museum.

Source: Dr. R. A. Binns, Department of Geology, University of Western Australia.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 51, Meteoritics 7, 215-232 (1972)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 35'S, 121° 10'E)
     Recommended::   (29° 35'S, 121° 10'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 339 approved meteorites from Western Australia, Australia (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 11 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 704 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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