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MISSING: 9.04 kilogram Sikhote-Alin shrapnel individual   More Info


 
Haniet-el-Beguel   contributed by Hanno Strufe, IMCA 4267   MetBul Link

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Most likely the 1935 gram main mass.   Iron, IAB complex

TKW 2 kg. Fall not observed. Found 1888, Ghardaia, Algeria.



From The Handbook of Iron Meteorites (V. Buchwald):
The meteorite was discovered between sand and gravel at a depth of 5 m when excavating for a well about 80 km east of Ghardaia, on the main route to the Ouargla oasis.


   


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Twink Monrad
 3/25/2018 11:12:23 AM
what a unique shape!!
John Divelbiss
 3/25/2018 7:16:06 AM
found buried at 16 feet !! Unique story and iron, and again from the Paris collection...thanks for sharing Hanno.
 

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