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Dowerin
Basic information Name: Dowerin
     This is NOT an official name: Pseudo meteorite.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1932
Country: Australia
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 53  (1975)  Iron
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Pseudometeorite
Recommended:  Pseudometeorite    [explanation]

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Writeup from MB 53:
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DISCREDITING OF THE DOWERIN, AUSTRALIA, IRON METEORITE

J. R. de Laeter (Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 56, 65-73, 1973) notes that this supposed meteorite contains less than 0.2% nickel and hence is not a meteorite.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Dowerin in Buchwald (1975)
[Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.]
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 53, Meteoritics 10, 133-158 (1975)
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Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 12'S, 117° 4'E)
     Recommended::   (31° 12'S, 117° 4'E)
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