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Pigick
Basic information Name: Pigick
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1994
Country: Australia
Mass:help 690 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9655 approved meteorites (plus 16 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 84:

Pigick

Victoria , Australia

Found ~ 1994

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

Eight fragments totaling 690 g were found by Daryl Wedding while he was plowing wheat paddocks.  Individual masses were 169, 156, 110, 103, 63, 58, 26.4, and 7.6 g.  The Rainbow meteorite was found in the same paddocks.  Classification and mineralogy (W. Birch, Vict):  olivine, Fa18.8; pyroxene, Fs16.6Wo1.5; shock stage, S3; weathering grade, W2; contains minor oligoclase.  Specimens:  stones of 169, 156, 63, and 26.4 g, Vict; other masses with finder.

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Vict: Museum Victoria, GPO Box 666E, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia; Website (institutional address; updated 26 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (35° 54'S, 141° 51'E)
     Recommended::   (35° 54' 24"S, 141° 51' 18"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 km apart

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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