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Hidden Valley
Basic information Name: Hidden Valley
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1991
Country: Australia
Mass:help 7 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 77  (1994)  IIIAB
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIAB
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 309 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 77:

Hidden Valley

Queensland, Australia

Found 1991

Iron (Medium octahedrite, MAB)

A mass of 7 kg was found during prospecting for opals. Classification and analysis: Ni 8.19%, Co 0.50%, Ga 20.1 ppm, As 4.7 ppm, Re 570 ppb, Ir 4.99 ppm, Pt 9.6 ppm, Au 0.665 ppm; John T. Wasson, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024-1567, USA. Information and main mass: Swiss Meteorite Laboratory, P. O. Box 126, CH-875C Glarus, Switzerland.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 77, Meteoritics 29, 891-897 (1994)
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Australia
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     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 7'S, 145° 25'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 7'S, 145° 25'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 22 approved meteorites from Queensland, Australia (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 702 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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