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Deakin 008
Basic information Name: Deakin 008
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1989
Country: Australia
Mass:help 61.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 73  (1992)  H5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10304 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 73:
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Deakin 008

Nullarbor, South Australia, Australia

Found 1989 July

Stone, ordinary chondrite (H5)

A mass of 61.4 g was found in a rabbit warren by a hunter. Classification and analysis, olivine Fa19.7 Charles F. Lewis and J. Clark, Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA. Information and main mass, Christopher E. Spratt, 314-2100 Granite Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8S 3G7, Canada.

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

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 40'S, 129° 1'E)
     Recommended::   (30° 40'S, 129° 1'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 239 approved meteorites from South Australia, Australia (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 715 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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