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Nyanga Lake 002
Basic information Name: Nyanga Lake 002
     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 1049 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 77  (1994)  H4/5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4-5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4/5
Recommended:  H4/5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 494 approved meteorites classified as H4/5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB77
  Table 7
  Line 49:
Date:1986
Latitude:29°37.7'S
Longitude:126°19.3'E
Mass (g):1048.9
Pieces:2
Class:H4/5
Weathering grade:B/C
Fayalite (mol%):18.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.1
Classifier:A. W. R. Bevan and R A. Binns, Western Australian Museum, Perth WA, Australia
Main mass:Western Australian Museum
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 77, Meteoritics 29, 891-897 (1994)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 37' 4"S, 126° 19' 2"E)
     Recommended::   (29° 37' 42"S, 126° 19' 18"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.2 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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