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Photos by Rob Wesel.   Copyright (c) Rob Wesel.
29.5 gram completely crusted and fresh individual.   L6

TKW 40 kg (as of December 2018). Observed fall 27 July 2018, Southern Madagascar.

More at:   Science Daily   Meteorite Times   Nakhla Dog   Daily Maverick


Matthias writes:
One side perfectly triangular, another side with beautiful fine and rough structure caused by atmospheric turbulence, a third side with bundles of flow lines radiating from a small depression located at one edge.


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Matthias
 12/20/2018 4:03:26 PM
Thanks for the advice, Anne - I'll do that immediately. I remember well a flight, long ago, from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town, with a stop in Madagascar. Nothing than water, water, water; mare, mare, mare. And finally this small piece of (is-)land inmidst of aquarian eternity. This might have been the thoughts of the meteoroid, touching down. What a favor he did to us, landing on land. And these are extraordinary stones.
Anne Black
 12/20/2018 2:48:19 PM
Thank you Matthias, and if you want to read more about it, go read my article in Meteorite-Times.com, where I quote Luc Labenne, the first person contacted about this new Fall.
John Divelbiss
 12/20/2018 8:42:44 AM
beautiful stone...and yes I have a specimen from this Fall from N.D. and it is gorgeous. Thanks Matthias and of course thanks to Rob!!
Graham
 12/20/2018 5:39:29 AM
Nice specimen Matthias.
 

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