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An MPOD Classic
from 13 November 2012

 
Barea   contributed by José Antonio Sánchez, IMCA 4871   MetBul Link

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Copyright (c) Jose Antonio Sanchez.
3.88 grams 19x11x9 mm   Mesosiderite-A1

José writes:
Barea fell in the La Rioja region of Spain in 1842. It is an incredibly rare meteorite (Mesosiderite A-1) only six specimens: Vaca Muerta; Patwar; Mount Padbury; Dyarrl Island; Crab Orchard and Barea. 3.200 grams were recovered, and at least 1.800 grams are residing in oficial institutions.


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Sans
 11/14/2018 2:32:23 AM
Barea is 176 years old and the metal that you see is completely clean, if you see something brown it is not rust, maybe silicates or other material
Tom
 11/13/2018 9:07:27 AM
Looks weathered. Provenance?
John Hope
 11/13/2018 2:08:10 AM
Thank you very much for sharing a great photo of such a rare meteorite Jose.
 

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