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Place of find: Doolgunna station, about 75 miles NE of Meekatharra, Western Australia.
2556'S, 11918E.
Date of find: November 3, 1967.
Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite.
Number of individual specimens: 1
Total weight: 20 g
Circumstances of find: Collected by Dr. W. N. MacLeod of the Geological Survey of Western Australia in an assortment of stones at an aboriginal camp; MacLeod comments ... "it seems most likely that the fragment [of the meteorite] has been carried there by natives together with the other terrestrial stones, and the point of fall could be many miles distant."

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The Doolgunna (L) meteorite was discovered in Western Australia, Australia, on the 3rd November 1967.
A total mass of 20 g was recovered.

25 56'S, 119 18'E



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