Abstract

The Rowena olivine bronzite chondrite (H6) was broken into many fragments when struck by a plough on "Franxton" property (lat. 29°48′, long. 148°38′), 27 km west of Rowena railway station. It was found in January 1962. The stone was weathered and the weight of fragments recovered was 34.42 kg. The mineral composition and structure are given.

 

The Willaroy bronzite chondrite (H3) was found lying on the ground on "Willaroy" property (lat. 30°06′, long. 143°12′) on 12 March 1970. It was in four pieces the total weight being 4.05 kg. It was weathered. Mineralogical compositions and a chemical analysis are given.

 

 
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Bibliographic Data

Short Form
Chalmers and Mason, 1977, Rec. Aust. Mus. 30(18): 519–531
Author
R. O. Chalmers; B. Mason
Year
1977
Title
Two chondrites from New South Wales
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
30
Issue
18
Start Page
519
End Page
531
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.30.1977.193
Language
English
Date Published
31 December 1977
Cover Date
31 December 1977
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Digitized
10 February 2009
Available Online
04 March 2009
Reference Number
193
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