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Latham
Basic information Name: Latham
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1977
Country: Australia
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 74  (1993)  L6
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 74:
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Latham

Western Australia, Australia

Found before 1977 July

Ordinary chondrite (L6)

An individual of unknown weight was found by T. Reid in the vicinity of Latham. Information, classification and analysis, olivine Fa4.3 [sic], pyroxene Fs20.4, A. W. R. Bevan, Western Australian Museum, Perth, Western Australia. Main mass in possession of finder; a chip of 1.1 g and a

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 74, Meteoritics 28, 146-153 (1993)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 45'S, 116° 26'E)
     Recommended::   (29° 45'S, 116° 26'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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