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Arrabury
Basic information Name: Arrabury
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1960
Country: Australia
Mass:help 5.3 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 61  (1983)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5854 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 61:
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DISCOVERY OF THE ARRABURY, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: ARRABURY

Place of find: Near Arrabury waterhole on Arrabury Station, Queensland, Australia.

26°30'S., 141°5'E.

Date of find: 1960, approximately

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H6).

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 5.3 kg

Circumstances of find: Purchased from J. McLellan of Broken Hill, New South Wales, no further details.

Source: J. M. Scrymgour, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 61, Meteoritics 18, 77-83 (1983)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 30'S, 141° 5'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 30'S, 141° 5'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites from Queensland, Australia (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 702 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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