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Poolowanna
Basic information Name: Poolowanna
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1997
Country: Australia
Mass:help 875 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 82  (1998)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9646 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 82:

Poolowanna

South Australia

Found 1997 May

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

An 875 g stone was found by Mr. Roger Henwood 70 km west of Poolowanna Lake in the Simpson desert. Classification and mineralogy (M. Zbik, USoA; A. Pring, SAM): olivine, Fa17.1±0.3; pyroxene Fs17.6±0.7Wo0.7; shock stage S3–4.  Specimens:  main mass, contact Dr. A. Pring, SAM.

Institutions
   and collections
SAM: Department of Mineralogy, South Australian Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia; Website (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2011)
USoA: University of South Australia, Ian Wark Research Institute, The Levels, SA5095, Australia (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 82, MAPS 33, A221-A240 (1998)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 50'S, 136° 52'E)
     Recommended::   (29° 49' 54"S, 136° 51' 31"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.8 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 233 approved meteorites from South Australia, Australia (plus 3 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 702 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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