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Lake Brown
Basic information Name: Lake Brown
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1919
Country: Australia
Mass:help 23.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 30  (1964)  Unknown
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11000 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 30:
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LAKE MOORE, Western Australia; φ = 29°51'S, λ = 117°33'E.

FOUND before 1959, 13.6 kg.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 30, Moscow (1964)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 0'S, 118° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (31° 0'S, 118° 30'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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Synonymshelp: Burracoppin (In NHM Cat)
Lake Moore (In NHM Cat)

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