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North West Forrest (E6)
Basic information Name: North West Forrest (E6)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1971
Country: Australia
Mass:help 4.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 54  (1976)  H3-4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  EL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  EL6
Recommended:  EL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 116 approved meteorites classified as EL6.   [show all]
Search for other: EL chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 54:
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DISCOVERY OF THE NORTH WEST FORREST (1969), AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: NORTH WEST FORREST (1969)

Place of find: Approximately 14 km NW of Forrest railway station, Trans-Australian Railway, Western Australia.

30°46'S, "128°01'E (approximate).

Date of find: 1969

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H3-4).

Number of individual specimens: 2 interlocking pieces of a single mass.

Total weight: 238.4 g

Circumstances of find: Found by P. Ryan.

Source: G.J.H. McCall. 1972. Second supplement to Western Australian Special Publication No. 3 (Catalogue of Western Australian Meteorite Collections). Western Australian Museu m, Perth.

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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° 36'S, 127° 49'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 36'S, 127° 49'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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Synonymshelp: North West Forrest (1971) (In NHM Cat; Changed from North West Forrest (H))

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