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Mundrabilla 012
Basic information Name: Mundrabilla 012
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1992
Country: Australia
Mass:help 30.6 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 75  (1993)  CV2?
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  CV2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  CV2
Recommended:  CV2    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as CV2.
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Writeup from MB 75:
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Mundrabilla 012

Nullarbor, Western Australia, Australia

Found 1992 April

Carbonaceous chondrite (CV2 ?)

A complete individual of 30.6 g was found. Type specimen, classification and analysis, olivine-microporphyritic chondrules, olivine cores Fa0.3-6, margins and narrow zones along cracks Fa20, the semi-transparent matrix consists of sheet silicates and contains recrystallized patches out of Fe-rich olivine (Fa44), diopside and calcium carbonate, metal transformed to ironoxide pseudomorphs, Ca, Al-rich inclusions, F. Ulff-Moller, Institute of Physics, University of Odense, Campusvej 55, DK5230 Odense, Denmark [Ed: SDUO]. Information and main mass, David New, P. O. Box 278, Anacortes, Washington 98221, USA. See also Ulff-Moller et al. (1993).

References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 75, Meteoritics 28, 692-703 (1993)
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 56'S, 127° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 56'S, 127° 30'E)

     This is 1 of 346 approved meteorites from Western Australia, Australia (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 11 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 715 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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