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Cook 003
Basic information Name: Cook 003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1986
Country: Australia
Mass:help 1537 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  CK4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CK4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CK4
Recommended:  CK4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 119 approved meteorites classified as CK4.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Writeup from MB 73:
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Cook 003

Nullarbor, South Australia, Australia

Found 1986

Stone. Carbonaceous chondrite (CK4)

One mass of 1536.9 g was found. Classification and analysis, olivine Fa33.2±0.4, pyroxene Fs27.7±1.1, contains magnetite, plagioclase An29.2-79.3, 0.52% Ni in olivine, T. Geiger, Institut fur Planetologie, Universitat Munster, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str.10, 4400 Munster, Germany, and A. W. R. Bevan, Western Australian Museum, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. The main mass and thin sections are at the Western Australian Museum, but will eventually be returned to the South Australian Museum, Adelaide, Australia. Pairing with Maralinga possibly, because very similar in trace element chemistry and sulfide mineralogy, see Geiger et al. (1992).

References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 19' 1"S, 129° 3' 5"E)
     Recommended::   (30° 19' 6"S, 129° 3' 48"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.2 km apart

     This is 1 of 240 approved meteorites from South Australia, Australia (plus 3 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 717 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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