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Mulga (west)
Basic information Name: Mulga (west)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1971
Country: Australia
Mass:help 169.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 53  (1975)  C4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  C-ung
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  C5/6-ung
Recommended:  C5/6-ung    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as C5/6-ung.
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), and Ungrouped chondrites
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Writeup from MB 53:
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DISCOVERY OF THE MULGA (WEST), AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: MULGA (WEST)

Place of find: 95 km NNE of Haig, Western Australia.

30°1 1'S,126°22'E.

Date of find: December, 1971.

Class and type: Stone. Carbonaceous chondrite (C4).

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 169 g

Circumstances of find: Found by Mr. W. H. Cleverly of the Kalgoorlie School of Mines, within the strewnfields of the Mulga (north) and Mulga (south) meteorites.

Source: W. H. Cleverly. 1972. Mulga (north) chondritic meteorite shower, Western Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 55, 115-128.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 53, Meteoritics 10, 133-158 (1975)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 11'S, 126° 22'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 11'S, 126° 22'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 339 approved meteorites from Western Australia, Australia (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 11 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 702 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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