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Choolkooning 001
Basic information Name: Choolkooning 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Australia
Mass:help 2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 75  (1993)  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)
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Writeup from MB 75:
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Choolkooning 001

Nullarbor, South Australia, Australia

Found 1991

Ordinary chondrite (L6)

A stone of 2 kg was found near Choolkooning Rockhole north of Hughes. Information, main mass, classification and analysis, olivine Fa24.7, Marek Zbik and A. Pring, South Australian Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide, 5000 South Australia, Australia.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 75, Meteoritics 28, 692-703 (1993)
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Don Edwards   
Mark Bostick   
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Phil Schmitz   
Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 55'S, 129° 50'E)
     Recommended::   (29° 55'S, 129° 50'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 233 approved meteorites from South Australia, Australia (plus 3 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 702 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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