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Dalgaranga
Basic information Name: Dalgaranga
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1921
Country: Australia
Mass:help 12.2 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Mesosiderite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Mesosiderite-A
Recommended:  Mesosiderite-A    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite-A.   [show all]
Search for other: Class A mesosiderites, Mesosiderites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Revised 1 Dec 2013: Updated info from Hamacher and O'Neill (2013)
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Writeup from MB online:
Updated information for Dalgaranga

The correct coordinates for the Dalgaranga crater and associated meteorites are given in Hamacher and O'Neill (2013): 27°38'5"S, 117°17'20"E, found in 1921.
Bibliography:
  • Hamacher D.W. and O'Neill C. (2013) The discovery and history of the Dalgaranga meteorite crater, Western Australia. Austral. J. Earth Sci. 60, 637-646. (link)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 43'S, 117° 15'E)
     Recommended::   (27° 38' 5"S, 117° 17' 20"E)
Note: the NHM and recommended coordinates are 9.9 km apart

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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