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Nyanga Lake 001
Basic information Name: Nyanga Lake 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1986
Country: Australia
Mass:help 397 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 74  (1993)  H3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 594 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
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Writeup from MB 74:
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Nyanga Lake 001

Carlisle Plain, Nullarbor, Western Australia, Australia

Found 1986

Unequilibrated ordinary chondrite (H3)

A single, weathered mass of 397.1 g was found by A. J. Carlisle. Information, classification and anlysis, unequilibrated, olivine Fa4.9-20.2, mean 17.2, pyroxene Fs9.8-23, mean 16.4, main mass, A. W. R. Bevan, Western Australian Museum, Perth, Western Australia.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 74, Meteoritics 28, 146-153 (1993)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 46' 5"S, 126° 27' 2"E)
     Recommended::   (29° 46' 48"S, 126° 27' 24"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.5 km apart

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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