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Loongana 003
Basic information Name: Loongana 003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Australia
Mass:help 58 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 78  (1995)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6546 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB78
  Table 2
  Line 6:
State/Prov/County:WA
Date:1990
Latitude:30°32.15'S
Longitude:127°20.38'E
Mass (g):58
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):23.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.2
Classifier:Jürgen Otto, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut der Universitat, Albert-Strasse 23 b, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany
Main mass:Swiss Meteorite Laboratory, R. W. Bühler P. O. Box 126 CH-8750 Glarus Switzerland
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 78, Meteoritics 30, 792-796 (1995)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 32' 9"S, 127° 20' 23"E)
     Recommended::   (30° 32' 9"S, 127° 20' 23"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 4.8 m 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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