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MISSING: 9.04 kilogram Sikhote-Alin shrapnel individual   More Info

Maralinga   contributed by Hanno Strufe, IMCA 4267   MetBul Link

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TKW 3.39 kg. Fall not observed. Found 1974 (recognized 1989), South Australia, Australia.

One of only 3 meteorites with this classification.


Hanno writes:
From my trip to the Paris museum last December.

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Found at the arrow (green or red) on the map below


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Ian Macleod
 5/17/2018 10:58:46 PM
Stunning piece!
Tracy Latimer
 5/16/2018 1:55:14 PM
What an unusual texture!
John Cabassi
 5/15/2018 4:25:00 PM
Very nice. Maralinga in the remote western areas of South Australia was the home of the Maralinga Tjarutja, a southern Pitjantjatjara Indigenous Australian people. Maralinga was the site of the British nuclear tests in the 1950s
Stephen Amara
 5/15/2018 3:27:26 AM
Wow that baby is amazing. Looks charred and crisp!!
Adri*n Contreras G*mez
 5/15/2018 3:27:05 AM
Absolutamente espectacular! Me encanta este meteorito! Gracias por compartir

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