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Commodore
Basic information Name: Commodore
     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 304 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5851 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 67:
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Commodore

12 km NW of Commodore railway station, near Parachilna, South Australia, Australia

Found 1972, May 17

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (H6).

Two weathered stones, totalling 304 g in weight, were found on Motpena cattle station (D. H. McColl, Adelaide, South Australia). Olivine analysis, Fa18.9, classification, A. L. Graham, BM (NH). Distinct from Motpena (L6).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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Don Edwards   
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Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 12'S, 138° 18'E)
     Recommended::   (31° 12'S, 138° 18'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 232 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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