This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name. Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite. FALL OF MURCHISON STONE METEORITE SHOWER, AUSTRALIA. The place of fall or discovery: Near Murchison, Victoria, Australia; = 36'37'S, = 145°12'E.Date of fall or discovery: FALL, September 28,1969, between 10. Class and type: STONE, carbonaceous chondrite, type II or III. Number of individual specimens: Meteorite shower on an area over 5 square miles. Total weight: About 4 ½ kg; largest mass weights 680.2 g. Circumstances of the fall or discovery: A fireball was seen. It was parted into three pieces before its disappearing. After that a cloud of smoke was seen and 30 seconds later a tremor was heard. Some of the specimens were found on a road and the largest one weighing 680 g came through a roof and fell in the hay.
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My IMCA member number is # 9247. BOX 310, TOMBSTONE AZ 85638. The item "263 gram 13x8x2mm MURCHISON (CM2) Meteorite fragment AUSTRALIA display case+COA" is in sale since Monday, October 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Rocks, Fossils & Minerals\Meteorites & Tektites". The seller is "azmeteorites" and is located in Tombstone, Arizona.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Mexico, Germany, Japan, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.