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H10278 Meteorite, Gilgoin Stone, bronzite / chondrite, collector unknown, Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia, 1889-1982. Click to enlarge.

Meteorite from Brewarrina

Made in Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia, Late 19th century.

Meteorite, dark brown/grey colouring, found in Gilgoin, near Brewarrina. The first pieces were found in 1889.

Summary

Object No.

H10278

Object Statement

Meteorite, Gilgoin Stone, bronzite / chondrite, collector unknown, Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia, 1889-1982

Physical Description

Meteorite, dark brown/grey colouring, found in Gilgoin, near Brewarrina. The first pieces were found in 1889.

Marks

No marks

Dimensions

Width

100 mm

Production

Made

Brewarrina, New South Wales, Australia Late 19th century

Notes

First piece found in 1889.

History

Notes

Observatory Stock No. 328 (according to blue file).

Source

Credit Line

Ex-Sydney Observatory stock, 1984

Acquisition Date

12 July 1984

Cite this Object

Harvard

Meteorite from Brewarrina 2020, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 28 January 2020, <https://ma.as/232114>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/232114 |title=Meteorite from Brewarrina |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=28 January 2020 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
This object is currently on display at the Sydney Observatory.

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