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North West Forrest (H)
Basic information Name: North West Forrest (H)
     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 238 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 54  (1976)  E6
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 54:
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DISCOVERY OF THE NORTH WEST FORREST (1971), AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: NORTH WEST FORREST (1971)

Place of find: Approximately 25 miles NW of Forrest railway station, Trans-Australian Railway, Western Australia.

30°36'S, 127°49'E.

Date of find: 1971

Class and type: Stone. Enstatite chondrite (E6).

Number of individual specimens: 300-400 fragments

Total weight: 4.4 kg

Circumstances of find: Some hundreds of weathered fragments were found in a blunt ellipse 10 meters long, by Mr. Diaz.

Source: G.J.H. McCall. 1972. Second supplement to Western Australian Special Publication No. 3 (Catalogue of Western Australian Meteorite Collection). Western Australian Museum, 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° 46'S, 128° 1'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 46'S, 128° 1'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 (1969) (In NHM Cat; Changed from North West Forrest (E6))

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