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Credo
Basic information Name: Credo
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1967
Country: Australia
Mass:help 10.82 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 53  (1975)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11000 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 53:
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DISCOVERY OF THE CREDO, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: CREDO

Place of find: Credo pastoral station, 8.9 miles on a bearing of 325° from the homestead; Credo station is approximately 50 miles NW of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

30°22'S, 120°44'E.

Date of find: October, 1967.

Class and type: Stone. Olivine hypersthene chondrite (L6).

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 10.82 kg

Circumstances of find: A single mass, entirely covered with fusion crust except for a small area of the surface from which some small flakes had been naturally lost, was found by P. J. Howell.

Source: G. J. H. McCall and W. H. Cleverly. 1969. The Credo and Fenbark meteorites, new finds of common chondrites from north-west of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Mineralogical Magazine 37, 281-285.

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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:   (30° 22'S, 120° 44'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 22'S, 120° 44'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 704 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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