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Lismore
Basic information Name: Lismore
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1959
Country: Australia
Mass:help 10 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 21  (1961)  Iron
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IIIAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IIIA?
Recommended:  Iron, IIIAB?    [explanation]

This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIIAB?.   [show all]
Search for other: IIIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
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Writeup from MB 21:
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NEW LISMORE IRON METEORITE, AUSTRALIA

Name: LISMORE.

The place of fall or discovery: Approximately two kilometers west of Lismore, Victoria, Australia.

Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, before November 1959.

Class and type: IRON, medium octahedrite.

Number of individual specimens: 1.

Total weight: Nearly 10-kg.

Circumstances of the fall or discovery: The meteorite was found by a farmer in a paddock.

Source: Article by A. B. E dwards. The Lismore Meteoritic Iron. Proc. Roy. Soc., Victoria, 1960, vol. 72, Part 2, 93-94.

Buchwald The following entries were found for Lismore 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. 21, Moscow (1961)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 57'S, 143° 20'E)
     Recommended::   (35° 57'S, 143° 20'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites from Victoria, Australia
     This is 1 of 704 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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