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FALL OF THE WILUNA, WESTERN AUSTRALIA, STONY METEORITE
Place of fall: 5 miles due east of Wiluna township, Western Australia.
Date of fall: September 2, 1967, 10:46 p.m. local time (1446 h G.M.T.).
Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H4).
Number of individual specimens: 490 individual fusion-crusted stones and a large number of fragments are known to have been recovered. It is estimated that between 500 and 1000 stones fell.
Total weight: More than 150 kg has been recovered, and it is estimated that over 250 kg actually fell.
Circumstances of fall: Detailed reports of the observations of the fall and of the recovery of many of the masses are held by the authors of the published description (see below).
Source: McCall, G. J. H. and P. M. Jeffery. 1970. The Wiluna Meteorite fall, Western Australia – 2 September 1967. Mineralogical Magazine 37, 880-887.