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Baandee
Basic information Name: Baandee
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1967
Country: Australia
Mass:help 256 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 53  (1975)  H
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5856 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 53:
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DISCOVERY AND ASSUMED FALL OF THE BAANDEE, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: BAANDEE

Place of find: Four miles ESE of Baandee railway station, Western Australia.

31°37'S, 118°02'E.

Date of find: 1967; possibly fell 1961 or 1962.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 256.6 g

Circumstances of find: A small, very fresh stone was picked up by Mr. R. Spillman while ploughing.

Source: G. J. H. McCall. 1972. Second supplement to Western Australian Special Publication No. 3 (Catalogue of Western Australian Meteorite Collections). Western Australian Museum, Perth.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 53, Meteoritics 10, 133-158 (1975)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 37'S, 118° 2'E)
     Recommended::   (31° 37'S, 118° 2'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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