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Witchelina
Basic information Name: Witchelina
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1920
Country: Australia
Mass:help 3.64 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 54  (1976)  H4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6022 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [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 WITCHELINA, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: WITCHELINA

Place of find: Witchelina pastoral station, South Australia.

~ 30°S, ~138°E.

Date of find: 1920

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H4).

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 3.64 kg

Circumstances of find: Not known.

Source: Professor J.B. Jones, Geology Department, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia.

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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:   (30°S, 138°E)
     Recommended::   (30°S, 138°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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