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North Reid
Basic information Name: North Reid
     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 309 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 54  (1976)  LL5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3132 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL 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 REID, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: NORTH REID

Place of find: Approximately 50 miles NNE of Reid station on the Trans-Australian Railway, Western Australia.

30°08'S, 128°38'E.

Date of find: August-September, 1969

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite, amphoterite (LL5).

Number of individual specimens: 3

Total weight: 308.7 g

Circumstances of find: Found by D.A. Carlisle, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

Source: G.J.H. McCall and W.H. Cleverly. 1970. A review of meteorite finds 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° 0'S, 128° 55'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 0'S, 128° 55'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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