Sheep Station Meteorite
Item: 36.1 Dimensions: 200 x 125 x 5 mm Weight: 318 g
Metal rich ordinary chondrite.
Partial/complete: Complete slice
Cube: ~15mm x 15mm x 15mm ≈ 15mm3


Country: Australia
Region: Western Australia
Found: 1949
Group: Stone
Type: Ordinary Chondrite
Class: H5
Total known weight: 19.5kg

A Single stone found on a sheep station Hampton Tableland, WA. A mass of 19.5kg was found 2.6 miles WNW of Nallah Nallah Rockhole, G.J.H.McCall and W.H.Cleverly, Min. Mag., 1968, 36, p.691, G.J.H.McCall, First suppl. to West. Austr. Mus. Spec. Publ. no. 3, 1968, p.3, A.L.Graham et al., Cat. Met., 1985, p.106. Olivine Fa17.2, B.Mason, Rec. Austr. Mus., 1974, 29, p.169. Cd and Zn abundances, K.J.R.Rosman and J.R.De Laeter, GCA, 1974, 38, p.1665. Te content, C.L.Smith et al., GCA, 1977, 41, p.676. Yb content, M.T.McCulloch et al., GCA, 1977, 41, p.1703. Bulk chemical analysis, T.C.Hughes and P.Hannaker, Meteoritics, 1978, 13, p.89. Pd content, N.Mermelengas et al., GCA, 1979, 43, p.747. Find location, coordinates, A.W.R.Bevan and R.A.Binns, Meteoritics, 1989, 24, p.127. C-14 terrestrial age, A.J.T.Jull et al., Workshop on Meteorites from Cold and Hot Deserts, LPI Tech. Rpt. 95-02, 1995, p.37 (abs.). Analysis of halogene distribution, U.Kr