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Nullagine
Basic information Name: Nullagine
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1973
Country: Australia
Mass:help 102 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 55  (1978)  H5
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 55:
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DISCOVERY OF THE NULLAGINE, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: NULLAGINE

Place of find: 5 km north of the township of Nullagine, Western Australia, Australia.

21°52'S., 120°07'E.

Date of find: 1973

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H5).

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 102 g

Circumstances of find: Found by Mr. R. Thorn during regional mapping in the Pilbara district of NW Western Australia.

Source: J.D. Lewis, 1975. The Nullagine meteorite. Geol. Surv. Western Australia, Ann. Rept. for 1974, 101-103. See also Mineralog. Abs. 77, 1997.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 55, Meteoritics 13, 327-352 (1978)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (21° 52'S, 120° 7'E)
     Recommended::   (21° 52'S, 120° 7'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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