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Muckera 002
Basic information Name: Muckera 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Australia
Mass:help 98 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 72  (1992)  Howardite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Howardite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 398 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
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Writeup from MB 72:
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Muckera 002

Near Muckera Rockhole, Nullarbor, South Australia, Australia

Found 1991

Stone. Howardite

Two stones of together 98 g were found near Muckera Rockhole. In the vicinity the howardite Muckera (now Muckera 001) was found in 1950. Classification and analysis, 6.6% CaO, 17.4% FeO, 500 ppm Ni, 21 ppb Ir, shows broad dark veins, F. Wlotzka and B. Spettel, Max-Planck-Institut Mr Chemie, Box 3060, D-6500 Mainz, Germany. Information and main mass, David New, P.O. Box 278, Anacortes, Washington 98221, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 72, Meteoritics 27, 109-117 (1992)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 3'S, 130° 13'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 3'S, 130° 13'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 239 approved meteorites from South Australia, Australia (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 715 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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