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Cockarrow Creek
Basic information Name: Cockarrow Creek
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1970
Country: Australia
Mass:help 429 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 54  (1976)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10979 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 54:
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DISCOVERY OF THE COCKARROW CREEK, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: COCKARROW CREEK

Place of find: About 8 miles SW of Wiluna, Western Australia.

26°40'S, 120°10'E.

Date of find: 1970

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6).

Number of individual specimens: 2

Total weight: 429.2 g

Circumstances of find: Found by J.H.W. Barnes on a small hillock close to Milly Milly Creek.

Source: G.J.H. McCall. 1972. Second supplement to Western Australian Special Publication No. 3 (Catalogue of Western Australian Meteorite Collections). Western Australian Museum, Perth.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 54, Meteoritics 11, 69-93 (1976)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 40'S, 120° 10'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 40'S, 120° 10'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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