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Adelaide
Basic information Name: Adelaide
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1972
Country: Australia
Mass:help 2.03 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 56  (1979)  C2-3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CM2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  C2-ung
Recommended:  C2-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 19 approved meteorites classified as C2-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), and Ungrouped chondrites
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Writeup from MB 56:
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DISCOVERY OF THE ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: ADELAIDE

Place of find: Not known.

Date of find: Recognized 1972.

Class and type: Stone. Carbonaceous chondrite (C2-3).

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 2031 g, approximately.

Circumstances of find: In the possession of the South Australian Department of Mines for several years prior to its recognition as a meteorite. No record of its origin has been found.

Source: R. Davy, S.G. Whitehead and G. Pitt, 1978. The Adelaide meteorite. Meteoritics 13, 121-140.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 56, Meteoritics 14, 161-175 (1979)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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