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Poeppel Corner
Basic information Name: Poeppel Corner
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1980
Country: Australia
Mass:help 277 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10989 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 84:

Poeppel Corner

Northern Territory , Australia

Found 1980 October

Ordinary chondrite (L6)

A 277 g stone was found among sand dunes by Peter May.  Classification and mineralogy (T. McCoy, SI ):  olivine, Fa24.4±0.4; pyroxene, Fs20.7±0.3Wo1.6±0.3; shock stage, S3; weathering grade, W2; contains metal-sulfide shock veins. Specimens:  main mass, SAM ; type specimen, 12 g, SI .

Institutions
   and collections
SAM: Department of Mineralogy, South Australian Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia; Website (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2011)
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (25° 47'S, 137° 56'E)
     Recommended::   (25° 47'S, 137° 56'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites from Northern Territory, Australia (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 10 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 702 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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