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Gibeon   contributed by Andreas Koppelt, IMCA 6161   MetBul Link


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Photos by Andreas Koppelt.   Copyright (c) Andreas Koppelt.
14.8 kg chunk with a nice big cavity.   Iron, IVA

TKW 26 metric tons. Fall not observed. Found 1836 in Great Namaqualand, Namibia. The fragments of the meteorite in the strewn field are dispersed over an elliptical area 275 km long and 100 km wide.

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Rob Lenssen
 10/5/2015 10:54:54 AM
Great shape and size :-) !!!
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 10/5/2015 5:20:20 AM
Nice beautiful reg's
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Beauty!
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 10/5/2015 2:34:21 AM
What a beautiful Gibeon! Great patina and I love the large cavity these meteorites seem to have. Great pictures.
 

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