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Nimberrin
Basic information Name: Nimberrin
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1970
Country: Australia
Mass:help 786 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 66  (1988)  L6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11460 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 66:
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Nimberrin

Western Australia, Australia

Found August 1970

Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L6).

A single 786 g mass was found about 0.5 mile NNW of the Nimberrin homestead, Western Australia by Mr. R. Spillman during ploughing. Specimen is now at the Western Australian Museum. Olivine Fa25.8; orthopyroxene Fs21.9. (A. W. R. Bevan, Dept. of Mineralogy, Western Australian Museum, Francis Street, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia)

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 66, Meteoritics 23, 171-173 (1988)
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Geography:

Australia
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 31'S, 117° 58'E)
     Recommended::   (31° 31'S, 117° 58'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 339 approved meteorites from Western Australia, Australia (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 11 impact craters)
     This is 1 of 704 approved meteorites from Australia (plus 45 unapproved names) (plus 27 impact craters)
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