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Tibooburra
Basic information Name: Tibooburra
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1970
Country: Australia
Mass:help 18.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 59  (1981)  C
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CV3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 536 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
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Writeup from MB 59:
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DISCOVERY OF THE TIBOOBURRA, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: TIBOOBURRA

Place of find: Near the town of Tibooburra, New South Wales, Australia.

29°26'S., 142°01'E.

Date of find: Not reported

Class and type: Stone. Carbonaceous chondrite.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 18.6 g

Circumstances of find: Found by M. Dare.

Source: M.J. Fitzgerald, Department of Geology and Mineralogy, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 59, Meteoritics 16, 193-199 (1981)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 26'S, 142° 1'E)
     Recommended::   (29° 26'S, 142° 1'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites from New South Wales, Australia (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 704 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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