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An MPOD Classic
from 2 January 2016

'Las Palmas'   contributed by Geoff Notkin/Aerolite Meteorites, IMCA 4242   MetBul Link

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Photos by Suzanne Morrison/Aerolite Meteorites.   Copyright (c) Aerolite Meteorites.
657.3 grams. 105 x 86 x 39 mm.   unclassified

Geoff writes:
I have been working on this meteorite for eight years. In my professional opinion, Las Palmas is a separate meteorite fall and nothing to to with Campo. The strewnfields are 200 miles apart and perpendicular to each other. I have refrained from releasing this material as official classification is still pending, but I just had to share this fusion-crusted, sculptural beauty.

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Anne Black
 1/2/2021 2:43:13 PM
Last I heard, it was still a Campo.
John Divelbiss
 1/2/2021 8:11:19 AM
5 years gone by...must be Campo ??
Andi Koppelt
 1/2/2021 2:34:39 AM
Any news about it*s classification? Is it Campo, as many say, or different? Nice shape anyhow, although I doubt to see fusion crust.

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