FALL OF MURCHISON STONE METEORITE SHOWER, AUSTRALIA
The place of fall or discovery: Near Murchison, Victoria, Australia; φ = 36'37'S, λ = 145°12'E .
Date of fall or discovery: FALL, September 28,1969,between 10h45m and 11 h 00m L.T.
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.
Source: A telegram October 9, 1969 and the information reports No. 779, 780, 783, 785 and 787 of the Center for Short-lived Phenomena, Cambridge, USA.