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Reid 012
Basic information Name: Reid 012
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1989
Country: Australia
Mass:help 1367 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (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)
Data from:
  MB72
  Table 8
  Line 7:
Date:1989
Latitude:30°30'S
Longitude:128°30'E
Mass (g):1367
Pieces:12
Class:L6
Weathering grade:A
Fayalite (mol%):24.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7
Classifier:J. Otto, Mineralogisches Institut der Universitat, Freiburg, Germany
Main mass:R. Buhler, Swiss Meteorite Laboratory, Kreuzacker-Str. 16a, Schonenwerd, Switzerland. Reference
Comments:About 12 km from Reid 006, also L6.
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

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