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Dunbogan
Basic information Name: Dunbogan
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: Yes
Year fell: 1999
Country: Australia
Mass:help 30 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  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 85:

Dunbogan

Macquarie County, New South Wales, Australia

Fell 1999 December 14

Ordinary chondrite (L6)

Appoximately 30 g of meteorite fragments were recovered by Paul Hancox after a stone crashed through his roof and the ceiling of his living room, and broke into many pieces, none over 0.5 g. Classification and mineralogy (P. Flood and P. Ashley, UNE; R. Pogson, AMS): olivine, Fa24.9; pyroxene, Fs20.9. Specimens: main mass with finder; type specimen, ~4 g plus polished mount, AMS.

Institutions
   and collections
AMS: Australian Museum, 6 College Street, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2011)
UNE: Earth Sciences Department, University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2351, Australia (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 40'S, 152° 50'E)
     Recommended::   (31° 40'S, 152° 50'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites from New South Wales, Australia (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 704 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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