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Yarle Lakes 003
Basic information Name: Yarle Lakes 003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1993
Country: Australia
Mass:help 14 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 80  (1996)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11543 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [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 80:

Yarle Lakes 003

Nullarbor Plain, South Australia, Australia

Found 1993

Ordinary chondrite (L6)

A 14-g stone was found by a rabbit hunter.  Mineralogy and classification (J. Otto, Mineralogische-Petrographisches Institut, Freiburg, Germany): olivine, Fa25.1; pyroxene, Fs21.1; feldspar, Ab85.4Or4.4. Specimens: main mass, P. Beekhaus, Kehrsatz, Switzerland; type specimen, Mineralogische-Petrographisches Institut, Albertstrasse 23b, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany.

Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 80, MAPS 31, A175-A180 (1996)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 16' 48"S, 131° 21' 30"E)
     Recommended::   (30° 16' 48"S, 131° 21' 30"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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