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MISSING: 9.04 kilogram Sikhote-Alin shrapnel individual   More Info


 
Bruderheim   contributed by Herbert Raab   MetBul Link

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Photos by Herbert Raab.   Copyright (c) Herbert Raab.
101 gram individual.   L6

TKW 303 kg. Observed fall 4 March 1960, Bruderheim, Alberta, Cana­da.



     


Herbert writes:
60 years ago on this date, on March 04, 1960, at 08:06 UT (01:06 local time), a bright fireball streaked across the sky over Alberta, Canada, and was witnessed by a large number of people. From the fireball, a large number of meteorites fell in the fresh snow. Over 300 specimens with a total mass of more than 300 kg were recovered from a strewnfield about 3 km across. This makes Bruderheim the largest meteorite ever recovered in Canada.

This 101 g individual was exported from Canada before legal restrictions on the export of meteorites were implemented.
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Herbert
 3/5/2020 10:36:53 AM
Thank you, Andreas and Andi :), for the kind comments.
Andi Koppelt
 3/4/2020 5:18:33 AM
Beautiful piece!
Andreas Ruh
 3/4/2020 1:39:31 AM
A marvelous individual of this outstanding classic fall. Thank you for sharing.
 

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