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Nallah
Basic information Name: Nallah
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1968
Country: Australia
Mass:help 4.62 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 53  (1975)  H
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H
Recommended:  H    [explanation]

This is 1 of 104 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, Ordinary chondrites
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Writeup from MB 53:
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DISCOVERY OF THE NALLAH, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: NALLAH

Place of find: Half a mile SE of Nallah Nallah Rockhole, near Cocklebiddy, Western Australia.

31°58'S, 126° 15'E.

Date of find: May, 1968.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: I

Total weight: 4.6 g

Circumstances of find: Found by Mr. A. J. Carlisle of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

Source: G. J. H. McCall and W. H. Cleverly. 1969. The Nallah meteorite, Western Australia - a small oriented common chondrite showing flanged button australite form simulation. Mineralogical Magazine 37, 286-287.

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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:   (31° 58'S, 126° 15'E)
     Recommended::   (31° 58'S, 126° 15'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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