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Whitula Creek
Basic information Name: Whitula Creek
     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 271 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 77  (1994)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10209 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 77:

Whitula Creek

Queensland, Australia

Found 1991

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

A stone of 271 g was found in the Ingella Station meteorite strewnfield. Classification and analysis: olivine Fa19.5 ± 0.3, pyroxene Fs18.0 ± 0.6 (analyst F. Wlotzka), weathering grade W5; Charles F. Lewis, Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA, and Frank Wlotzka, Max-Planck-Institut fiir Chemie, D-55122 Mainz, Germany. The composition is different from that of H5 Ingella Station, which has olivine Fa18.5 ± 0.5, pyroxene Fs17.4 ± 0.4 (analyst F. Wlotzka). Main mass: Blaine Reed, 907 County Road 207 # 17, Durango, Colorado 81301, USA.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 77, Meteoritics 29, 891-897 (1994)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (25° 18' 57"S, 142° 26' 41"E)
     Recommended::   (25° 18' 57"S, 142° 26' 41"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 5 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites from Queensland, Australia (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 714 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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