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Old Homestead 001
Basic information Name: Old Homestead 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Australia
Mass:help 783 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 74  (1993)  Howardite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Howardite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 372 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
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Writeup from MB 74:
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Old Homestead 001

Nullarbor, Western Australia, Australia

Found 1991 June

Achondrite. Howardite.

Two specimens with a total weight of 783 g were found. Research material, classification and analysis, clastic texture with mineral, glass and rock fragments, Ca 6.15%, Fe 13.5%, Ni 135 ppm, Ir 6 ppb, F. Wlotzka and B. Spettel, Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemie, D-6500 Mainz, Germany. Information and main mass, David New, P. O. Box 278, Anacortes, Washington 98221, USA.

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

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 10'S, 127° 45'E)
     Recommended::   (31° 10'S, 127° 45'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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