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Carlisle Lakes
Basic information Name: Carlisle Lakes
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1977
Country: Australia
Mass:help 49.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 68  (1990)  Chondrite-an
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  R3.8
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  R3.8
Recommended:  R3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites classified as R3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 3)
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 68:
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DISCOVERY OF THE CARLISLE LAKES (a), AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: CARLISLE LAKES (a)

Place of find: About 6 km S. of Carlisle Lakes, on the northern fringe of the Nullarbor Plain, Western Australia, Australia.

29° 10'S., 127° 05'E., approximately.

Date of find: December 27, 1977.

Class and type: Stone. Chondrite, anomalous. Olivine Fa37, pyroxene Fs19,. Unequilibrated. It does not resemble Mulga West.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 49.5 g.

Circumstances of find: Found by A.J. Carlisle, Snr. and part of a collection of five meteorites recovered in late 1977 by members of the Carlisle family from near Carlisle Lakes. The other individuals are normal H-group chondrites, some of which may be paired. They are under investigation.

Source: Dr. R.A. Binns, letter of 12 December 1978, on behalf of the Meteorite Advisory Committee of the Western Australian Museum, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 68, Meteoritics 25, 59-70 (1990)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 10'S, 127° 5'E)
     Recommended::   (29° 10'S, 127° 5'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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Synonymshelp: Carlisle Lakes (a) (In NHM Cat)
Carlisle Lakes 001 (In NHM Cat)

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