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Lake Machattie
Basic information Name: Lake Machattie
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1988
Country: Australia
Mass:help 2.6 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 68  (1990)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9655 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [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 68:
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Lake Machattie

Near Lake Machattie, Queensland, Australia

Found May 1988

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H5).

A single, weathered mass weighing 2.6 kg was found at the side of a road. Classification, olivine Fa18.8, T. J. McCoy, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, pers. comm., 1989. Main mass now at Tucson, R. A. Haag Collection.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 68, Meteoritics 25, 59-70 (1990)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (24° 50'S, 139° 48'E)
     Recommended::   (24° 50'S, 139° 48'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites from Queensland, Australia (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 704 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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