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Kittakittaooloo
Basic information Name: Kittakittaooloo
     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 3.6 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 53  (1975)  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 53:
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DISCOVERY OF THE KITTAKITTAOOLOO, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: KITTAKITTAOOLOO

Place of find: Approximately 1 km NW of Lake Kittakittaooloo, South Australia.

28°02'S, 138°08'E.

Date of find: August, 1970.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H4).

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 3.6 kg

Circumstances of find: Found by A. Williams, Geological Survey of South Australia.

Source: Dr. D. W. P. Corbett, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, South Australia.

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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:   (28° 2'S, 138° 8'E)
     Recommended::   (28° 2'S, 138° 8'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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