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Bencubbin   contributed by John Divelbiss   MetBul Link

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About 12" x 12".   CBa

TKW 118 kg. Fall not observed. Found 1930 in Western Australia.
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Found at the arrow (green or red) on the map below

 


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Graham Macleod
 7/17/2016 10:17:51 PM
Great Photo of this fantastic Bencubbin John! A beautiful specimen M8
John Divelbiss
 7/17/2016 7:13:55 PM
thanks guys...seeing this specimen was probably the first time I ever understood what Bencubbin looked like on a "normal" scale. The smaller slices we typically collect just gives us a sample, which is hard to relate to. Seeing this one at the USNM clears that up for me. This slice was over an 1" thick and likely weighed 10 to 15 kilos or more.
Bernd Pauli
 7/17/2016 9:22:47 AM
Spectacular specimen with a lot of detail!
M Schulman
 7/17/2016 9:22:18 AM
Wow, biggest Bencubbin I have seen by far... very nice
Richard Montgomery
 7/17/2016 7:37:05 AM
Huge fan of this class. This one is incredible!
 

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