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Reid
Basic information Name: Reid
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1969
Country: Australia
Mass:help 144.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 54  (1976)  L3
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 54:
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DISCOVERY OF THE REID, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: REID

Place of find: About 48 miles NNE of Reid station on the Trans-Australian Railway, Western Australia.

30°1 1'S, 128°41'E.

Date of find: August-September, 1969

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L3).

Number of individual specimens: 4

Total weight: 144.1 g

Circumstances of find: Found by A.J. and D.A. Carlisle, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

Source: G.J.H. McCall and W.H. Cleverly. 1970. A review of meteorite finds on the Nullarbor Plain, Western Australia, including a description of thirteen new fords of stony meteorites. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 53, 69-80.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 54, Meteoritics 11, 69-93 (1976)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 4'S, 128° 59'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 4'S, 128° 59'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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