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Crocker's Well
Basic information Name: Crocker's Well
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1956
Country: Australia
Mass:help 3.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 54  (1976)  Chondrite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL7
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL7
Recommended:  LL7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 60 approved meteorites classified as LL7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 54:
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DISCOVERY OF THE CROCKER'S WELL, AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE

Name: CROCKER'S WELL

Place of find: On a granite hill 400 m N of East Crocker uranium prospect, South Australia.

32°01'S,139°47'E.

Date of find: 1956

Class and type: Stone. Chondrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1

Total weight: 3.8 g

Circumstances of find: Found by J.E. Johnson of the South Australia Department of Mines.

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

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 54, Meteoritics 11, 69-93 (1976)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 1'S, 139° 47'E)
     Recommended::   (32° 1'S, 139° 47'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 232 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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Synonymshelp: Crocker Well (In NHM Cat)

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