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Streaky Bay
Basic information Name: Streaky Bay
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1989
Country: Australia
Mass:help 909 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 71  (1991)  L4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1709 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)
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Writeup from MB 71:
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Streaky Bay

South Australia, Australia

Found May 1989

Stone. Ordinary chondrite (L4).

A single stone of 909 g was found by Tim Fuhlboom, a National Parks and Wildlife Ranger, near the Streaky Bay Pumping Station. It is a flat, disc-shaped oriented stone showing well developed flow lines on one face. It is partly encrusted by a fusion crust and is slightly weathered. Classification and analysis, olivine with unduluse extinction, Fa26.1, pyroxene Fs22.1 (Wo0.8 to 1.3), Margaret Wallace, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, South Australia 5000. (See also: M. Wallace and A. Pring, Meteoritics 26, 1991, in press.)

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 71, Meteoritics 26, 255-262 (1991)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 52'S, 134° 17'E)
     Recommended::   (32° 52'S, 134° 17'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 238 approved meteorites from South Australia, Australia (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 714 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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