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Veevers
Basic information Name: Veevers
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1984
Country: Australia
Mass:help 300 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIB
Recommended:  Iron, IIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 137 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 67:
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Veevers

Western Australia, Australia

Found 1988

Iron. Octahedrite, coarsest (> 10 mm) (IIAB).

Thirty-four small, metallic fragments, the largest weighing 36 g, have been recovered around a crater 80 metres in diameter, E. Shoemaker (1988) pers. comm. Classification, analysis, 5.8% Ni, 57.7 ppm Ga, 160 ppm Ge, 0.028 ppm Ir, J. T. Wasson et al. (1989) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 53, 735.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (22° 58' 6"S, 125° 22' 7"E)
     Recommended::   (22° 58' 6"S, 125° 22' 7"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

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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