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Santa Catharina   contributed by Hanno Strufe, IMCA 4267   MetBul Link

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  Iron, IAB-ung

TKW 7 tons. Fall not observed. Found 1875, Santa Catarina, Brazil.


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From my trip to the Paris museum last December.

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Andi Koppelt
 6/23/2018 5:59:54 AM
Thanks Hanno for posting this rare iron. Almost every piece of this meteorite was destroyed in former times to extract the nickel. Today it is hard to get a piece of pure iron (not only shale) of Santa Catharina.
Bernd Pauli
 6/23/2018 4:53:53 AM
HAAG R. (2003) The Robert Haag Collection of Meteorites (Private Collection Edition, Tucson, Arizona, 127pp.): Color photograph on page 19 of a 232-gram endcut.
Bernd Pauli
 6/23/2018 4:51:59 AM
Cover photo: Meteorite Magazine, February 2000, Volume 6, No. 1.
Bernd Pauli
 6/23/2018 4:43:46 AM
Meteorite Mag. May 1998, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 22-23, Centerpiece: Santa Catharina by Russ Kempton.

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