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Cook 005
Basic information Name: Cook 005
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1990
Country: Australia
Mass:help 97 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  L(LL)3
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L/LL3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L/LL3
Recommended:  L/LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 31 approved meteorites classified as L/LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 3), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
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Writeup from MB 73:
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Cook 005

Nullarbor, South Australia, Australia

Found 1990 April Stone,

ordinary chondrite (L(LL?)3)

A stone of 97 g without fusion crust was found on red, sandy soil. Type specimen, classification and analysis, olivine Fa2.3-30.5, mean Fa23.6, pyroxene Fs1.9-25.8, mean Fs16.6, fresh glass in some chondrules, metal and troilite partly oxidized by weathering, J. Otto, Mineralogical Institute, Universitat Freiburg, Albertstrasse 23b, D-7800 Freiburg, Germany. Information and main mass, Swiss Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 126, CH-8750 Glarus, Switzerland.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 73, Meteoritics 27, 477-483 (1992)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 14' 54"S, 130° 32' 27"E)
     Recommended::   (30° 14' 54"S, 130° 32' 27"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 233 approved meteorites from South Australia, Australia (plus 3 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 702 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 46 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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