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Bealiba
Basic information Name: Bealiba
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1950
Country: Australia
Mass:help 652 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 69  (1990)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10924 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 69:
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Bealiba

Bealiba, Victoria, Australia

Found 1950, approximately

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (L6)

A single mass of 652 g was donated to the Geological Survey of Victoria in about 1950 and recognized as a meteorite in 1989. Classification, olivine Fa24.8, W. Birch, Dep. of Mineralogy, Museum of Victoria, Russell Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 69, Meteoritics 25, 237-239 (1990)
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Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (36° 48'S, 143° 33'E)
     Recommended::   (36° 48'S, 143° 33'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites from Victoria, Australia
     This is 1 of 702 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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