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North Forrest
Basic information Name: North Forrest
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1969
Country: Australia
Mass:help 609 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 54  (1976)  L4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9639 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [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 54:
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DISCOVERY OF THE NORTH FORREST, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: NORTH FORREST

Place of find: Approximately 25 miles N of Forrest station on the Trans-Australian Railway, Western Australia.

30°30'S, 128°06'E.

Date of find: 1969

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L4).

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 608.9 g

Circumstances of find: Found by an unknown person, and passed to A.J. Carlisle, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

Source: G.J.H. McCall and W.H. Cleverly. 1970. A review of meteorite fords on the Nullarbor Plain, Western Australia, including a description of thirteen new finds of stony meteorites. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 53, 69-80.

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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:   (30° 30'S, 128° 6'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 30'S, 128° 6'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 702 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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