Wiluna

 Wiluna
Western Australia
Fall, 2.9.1967
Chondrite H5
End cut 79 g

History:
Wiluna fell after a fireball was seen and sonic crackling and hissing were heard by almost the entire population of Wiluna which at the time of the fall gathered in the town’s outdoor movie playhouse. The meteorite shower consisted of more than 1000 stones and produced a strewnfield of four by two miles five miles east of the Wiluna township. 

Specimen Description:
A 79 gram end cut showing a beautifullu crusted and regmaglybted outside of the meteorite with polished side showing the breggiated inside matrix.

References:
Metbull data base

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