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Little Minnie Creek
Basic information Name: Little Minnie Creek
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Australia
Mass:help 357 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1617 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 2
  Line 15:
State/Prov/County:Western Australia
Origin or pseudonym:Creek bed
Date:Mar 1997
Latitude:24°8.3'S
Longitude:115°52.3'E
Mass (g):357
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1
Classifier:A. Bevan and P. Downes (WAM)
Type spec mass (g):305
Main mass:WAM
Finder:Mark Thompson
Institutions
   and collections
WAM: Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Western Australian Museum. Locked Bag 49, Welshpool DC, Western Australia 6986, Australia; Website (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2011)
Thompson: Edwin Thompson, 5150 Dawn St., Lake Oswego, OR 97035, United States (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (24° 8'S, 115° 52'E)
     Recommended::   (24° 8' 18"S, 115° 52' 18"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.8 km apart

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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