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Gibeon   contributed by Paul Swartz, IMCA 5204   MetBul Link


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50 kilo individual.   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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Paul writes:
Getting ready for the 2018 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. See it in room 323 at the Inn Suites (aka Tucson Hotel City Center).


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Jim brady
 1/24/2018 6:16:42 AM
What a beaut
Bin Yu
 1/24/2018 1:09:28 AM
Wonderful !!!
Daniel Da Costa
 1/23/2018 9:28:24 AM
nice ham ;)
Anne Black
 1/20/2018 5:54:18 PM
(will have to) :-(
Anne Black
 1/20/2018 5:33:05 PM
OOOOhhhhhhhh! Paul, we will did to stock up as soon as I get there!!! See you VERY soon.
Paul Swartz
 1/20/2018 3:44:18 PM
Mike, it's entirely possible that refreshments will be available. Anne has a dual room this year and I think one will be for the wild parties:) I will keep a bottle of Alaskan Amber stashed away for you and the purchaser of this meteorite will receive an entire pallet of the stuff.
Stephen Amara
 1/20/2018 5:15:28 AM
You can never truly appreciate a nice big iron until you lift it with a gantry hoist!! Awesome Gibeon!!
Graham
 1/20/2018 3:47:27 AM
Wonderful "club".
Dr. Mike Reynolds
 1/20/2018 3:05:24 AM
This is a beauty! I remember 20+ or so years ago when you could easily purchase Gibeon, and you could afford what you wanted to purchase! Thanks for sharing, Paul. We'll see you in about a week... and are we served a bottle of Alaskan Amber when we stop by to see you?
 

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