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Binningup
Basic information Name: Binningup
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1984
Country: Australia
Mass:help 488 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 63  (1985)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9648 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [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 63:
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FALL OF THE BINNINGUP, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: BINNINGUP

Place of fall: Binningup beach, near Bunbury, Western Australia, Australia

33°9'23"S., 115°40'35"E.

Date of fall: September 30, 1984, 10.10 hours

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H6). Olivine Fa18,5.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 488 g

Circumstances of fall: After detonations and a brilliant fireball, which burst into four to six fragments before extinguishing, a single crusted individual fell on the beach at Binningup, approximately 20 m from the shore line.

Source: K.J. McNamara, Western Australian Museum, Perth, Western Aus­tralia 6000, Australia.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 63, Meteoritics 20, 275-283 (1985)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 9' 23"S, 115° 40' 35"E)
     Recommended::   (33° 9' 23"S, 115° 40' 35"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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