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Pine Dam
Basic information Name: Pine Dam
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1976
Country: Australia
Mass:help 200 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 66  (1988)  L5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7176 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 66:
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Pine Dam

South Australia, Australia

Found 1976, March 30

Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L5).

A single 200.4 g mass was found near Pine Dam, Myrtle Springs Station, NW of Leigh Creek, South Australia by an aboriginal. Olivine Fa24.2. Private collection of J. Du Pont. (P. P. Sipiera, Harper College, Palatine, IL 60067, USA; Y. Kawachi, Geology Dept., Univ. of Otago, New Zealand)

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 66, Meteoritics 23, 171-173 (1988)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 25'S, 138° 0'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 25'S, 138° 0'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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