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Thompson Brook
Basic information Name: Thompson Brook
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1918
Country: Australia
Mass:help 76.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 66  (1988)  IIICD
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIICD
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB-ung
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 66:
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Thompson Brook

Western Australia, Australia

Found 1918, recognized 1971

Iron. Octahedrite, medium (0.5 mm) (IIICD).

A single 76.6 g mass originally found at Thompson Brook, Western Australia, was rediscovered in the mineral collection of the Univ. of Western Australia along with the mesosiderite Donnybrook. 7.65% Ni; 60 ppm Ga; 184 ppm Ge; 1.0 ppm Ir. Main mass in Western Australian Museum. (A. W. R. Bevan, Dept. of Mineralogy, Western Australian Museum, Francis Street, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia)

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 66, Meteoritics 23, 171-173 (1988)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (33° 37'S, 115° 55'E)
     Recommended::   (33° 37'S, 115° 55'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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