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Loxton
Basic information Name: Loxton
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1968
Country: Australia
Mass:help 22 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 69  (1990)  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)
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Writeup from MB 69:
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Loxton

Loxton, South Australia, Australia

Found about 1968

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (L5)

A single mass weighing 22 g was brought to the South Australian Museum in 1983, having been found about 15 years previously. Classification, olivine Fa24, M. Wallace and A. Pring, South Australian Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 69, Meteoritics 25, 237-239 (1990)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 27'S, 140° 34'E)
     Recommended::   (34° 27'S, 140° 34'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 235 approved meteorites from South Australia, Australia (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 704 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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