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Mangalo
Basic information Name: Mangalo
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1975
Country: Australia
Mass:help 1050 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 71  (1991)  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 71:
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Mangalo

South Australia, Australia

Found in June 1975

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (L6)

A single stone of 1050 g was found by Neil Smith while ploughing a wheatfield near Mangalo. It has a well preserved fusion crust on all sides except on one corner. Classification and analysis, olivine Fa25.7, pyroxene Fs22.0 (Wo1.3), maskelynite indicating shock facies e, Margaret Wallace, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, South Australia 5000. (See also: M. Wallace and A. Pring, Meteoritics 26, 1991, in press.)

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 71, Meteoritics 26, 255-262 (1991)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 34'S, 136° 39'E)
     Recommended::   (33° 34'S, 136° 39'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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