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Mount Sir Charles
Basic information Name: Mount Sir Charles
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1942
Country: Australia
Mass:help 22.9 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 53  (1975)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IVA
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IVA
Recommended:  Iron, IVA    [explanation]

This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IVA.   [show all]
Search for other: Iron meteorites, IVA irons, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 53:
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DISCOVERY OF THE MOUNT SIR CHARLES, AUSTRALIA, IRON METEORITE

Name: MOUNT SIR CHARLES

Place of find: On Mount Sir Charles, 7 miles E of Bond Springs station, Northern Territory, Australia.

23°50'S, 134°02'E.

Date of find: 1942

Class and type: Iron. Fine octahedrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 22.9 kg

Circumstances of find: Found by T. Williams.

Source: David W. P. Corbett. 1968. Catalogue of meteorites in the South Australian Museum (excluding tektites). Record of the South Australian Museum 15, 767-790.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Mount Sir Charles in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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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:   (23° 50'S, 134° 2'E)
     Recommended::   (23° 50'S, 134° 2'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites from Northern Territory, Australia (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 10 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 702 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Bond Springs (In NHM Cat)

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