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Coorara
Basic information Name: Coorara
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1966
Country: Australia
Mass:help 116.7 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 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 54:
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DISCOVERY OF THE COORARA, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: COORARA

Place of find: Approximately 35 miles N of Haig, Western Australia.

30°27'S, 126°06'E.

Date of find: 1966

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

Number of individual specimens: 9

Total weight: 116.7 g

Circumstances of find: Found by A.J. Carlisle, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

Source: G.J.H. McCall and W.H. Cleverly. 1970. A review of meteorite finds on the Nullarbor Plain, Western Australia, including a description of thirteen new finds of stony meteorites. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 53, 69-80.

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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:   (30° 27'S, 126° 6'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 27'S, 126° 6'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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