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Wynella
Basic information Name: Wynella
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1945
Country: Australia
Mass:help 40 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 42  (1968)  H
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 42:
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DISCOVERY OF WYNELLA STONY METEORITE, AUSTRALIA

Name: WYNELLA.

The place of fall or discovery: Wynella Station, near Dirranbandi, Queensland, Australia; (φ = 28°57'S, λ = 148°8' E.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, known 1945, recognized 1966.

Class and type: STONY, olivine - bronzite chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: 40 kg.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: Main mass in University of Sydney.

Source: Report of Dr. R. A. Binns (Armidale, Australia) in a letter, XI 15, 1967.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 42, Moscow (1968) reprinted Met. 5, 85-109 (1970)
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Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (28° 57'S, 148° 8'E)
     Recommended::   (28° 57'S, 148° 8'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites from Queensland, Australia (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 715 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Dirranbandi (In NHM Cat)

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