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Choteau   contributed by Jim Strope, IMCA 9001   MetBul Link

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86 gram full slice. 93 x 81 x 2.9 mm.   Pallasite, ungrouped

TKW 8.47 kg. Fall not observed.

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Purchased in 2011 at an estate sale in Choteau, Montana, and presumed to have been found locally by the deceased owner.

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Tracy Latimer
 8/2/2018 2:47:46 PM
The microfractures in the olivine make the crystals look more like vugs than solid. Just lovely!
Andi Koppelt
 8/1/2018 3:31:21 PM
Simply marvelous!
John Divelbiss
 8/1/2018 3:04:06 PM
Dr. Irving says 40% olivine by makeup in the Met Bul. The etched look makes it look a bit different than many polished only pallasite prepared faces.
 8/1/2018 12:14:35 PM
Greg Hupe
 8/1/2018 8:46:40 AM
Definitely a very unique one, Beauty!
Bernd Pauli
 8/1/2018 8:19:22 AM
Looks somehow like a silicated iron or a mesosiderite to me!
Twink Monrad
 8/1/2018 7:42:08 AM
Interesting story too.
 8/1/2018 4:57:48 AM
Unusual one Jim.
Stephen Amara
 8/1/2018 4:50:50 AM
What a beautiful ungrouped pallasite!!!

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