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Wilbia
Basic information Name: Wilbia
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1965
Country: Australia
Mass:help 94 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 54  (1976)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10290 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 54:
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DISCOVERY OF THE WILBIA, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: WILBIA

Place of find: On a sand dune at the east end of Wilbia Hill, Musgrave Ranges, South Australia.

26°27'S, 131°00'E.

Date of find: May, 1965

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H5).

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 94 g

Circumstances of find: Found by J.E. Johnson, South Australia Bureau of Mines.

Source: David W.P. Corbett. 1968. Catalogue of meteorites in the South Australian Museum (excluding tektites). Records of the South Australian Museum 15, 767-790.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 54, Meteoritics 11, 69-93 (1976)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (26° 27'S, 131° 0'E)
     Recommended::   (26° 27'S, 131° 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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