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Loongana 001
Basic information Name: Loongana 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Australia
Mass:help 179 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  C
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  C3-4-ung
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  C4-ung
Recommended:  C4-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites classified as C4-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), and Ungrouped chondrites
Writeup from MB 73:
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Loongana 001

Nullarbor, Western Australia, Australia

Found 1990 October

Stone, carbonaceous chondrite, equilibrated

Three pieces with a total weight of 179 g were found scattered among stones on a flat sandy plain. Type specimen, classification and analysis, olivine Fa11.4±0.3, pyroxene Fs7.5±2.2, all metal oxidized by weathering, contains CAIs, 22.0% total Fe, trace element pattern similar to Renazzo-type chondrites, F. Wlotzka, B. Spettel and H. Palme, Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemie, Mainz, Germany. See also Spettel et al. (1992). Information and main mass, David New, P. O. Box 278, Anacortes, Washington 98221, USA.

References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 36'S, 127° 10'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 36'S, 127° 10'E)

     This is 1 of 346 approved meteorites from Western Australia, Australia (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 11 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 715 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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