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Muckera 016
Basic information Name: Muckera 016
     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 538 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 78  (1995)  L4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1719 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB78
  Table 2
  Line 8:
Date:1991
Latitude:30°12.8'S
Longitude:129°52.4'E
Mass (g):538
Pieces:5
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):20 (11.2-26.3)
Classifier:Jürgen Otto, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut der Universitat, Albert-Strasse 23 b, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany
Main mass:Swiss Meteorite Laboratory, R. W. Bühler P. O. Box 126 CH-8750 Glarus Switzerland
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 78, Meteoritics 30, 792-796 (1995)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 12' 5"S, 129° 52' 2"E)
     Recommended::   (30° 12' 48"S, 129° 52' 24"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.4 km apart

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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