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Kimba
Basic information Name: Kimba
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Australia
Mass:help 1492 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5778 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [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 82:

Kimba

South Australia, Australia

Found 1997 May

Ordinary chondrite (H4)

A 1492 g stone was found by Mr. Byron Smith 5–10 km south of Kimba on Eyre Peninsula.  Classification and mineralogy (M. Zbik, USoA; A. Pring and G. Horr, SAM):  olivine, Fa19.2±0.2; pyroxene Fs16.7±0.8Wo1.2; shock stage S1.  Specimens:  main mass, contact Dr. A. Pring, SAM.

Institutions
   and collections
SAM: Department of Mineralogy, South Australian Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia; Website (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2011)
USoA: University of South Australia, Ian Wark Research Institute, The Levels, SA5095, Australia (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 13'S, 136° 25'E)
     Recommended::   (33° 13'S, 136° 25'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 232 approved meteorites from South Australia, Australia (plus 3 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 702 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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