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Seemore Downs 001
Basic information Name: Seemore Downs 001
     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 429 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  L/LL4
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L/LL4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L/LL4
Recommended:  L/LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 20 approved meteorites classified as L/LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 4-7), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Seemore Downs 001

Nullarbor, Western Australia, Australia

Found 1991 June

Stone, ordinary chondrite (L/LL4)

Two masses with a total weight of 429 g were found. Type specimen, classification and analysis, olivine Fa26.1±0.5, pyroxene Fs21.8±0.3, F. Wlotzka, MPI Chemie, Mainz, Germany. The olivine composition was checked against the Fa-value of 26.2 for Bjurbole, given by Kallemeyn et al. (1989), defining their "L/LL" type between olivine Fa25.7-26.6. Information and main mass, David New, P. O. Box 278, Anacortes, Washington 98221, USA.

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

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 35'S, 125° 13'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 35'S, 125° 13'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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