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Rawlinna 001
Basic information Name: Rawlinna 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1959
Country: Australia
Mass:help 74 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 54  (1976)  Pallasite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Pallasite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Pallasite-ung
Recommended:  Pallasite, PMG-an    [explanation]

This is 1 of 15 approved meteorites classified as Pallasite, PMG-an.   [show all]
Search for other: Main group pallasites, Metal-rich meteorites, and Pallasites
Comments: Revised 26 May 2009: Classification from Wasson (2003)
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Writeup from MB 54:
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DISCOVERY OF THE RAWLINNA (PALLASITE), AUSTRALIA, METEORITE

Name: RAWLINNA (PALLASITE)

Place of find: Twelve miles SSW of Rawlinna station on the Trans-Australian Railway, Western Australia.

31°10'S, 125°16'E.

Date of find: Before 1959

Class and type: Stony-iron. Pallasite.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 74 g

Circumstances of find: Found by A.J. Carlisle of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia in detritus of a rabbit warren.

Source: G.J.H. McCall. 1968. First supplement to Western Australian Museum Special Publication No. 3 (Catalogue of Western Australian Meteorite Collections). Western Australian Museum, Perth.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 54, Meteoritics 11, 69-93 (1976)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 10'S, 125° 16'E)
     Recommended::   (31° 10'S, 125° 16'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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Synonymshelp: Rawlinna (pallasite) (In NHM Cat)

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