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Esquel   contributed by Anne Black, IMCA 2356   MetBul Link

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Picture by John Kashuba.  

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Thin section between crossed polarizers. Field of view - 5.2mm.   Pallasite, PMG

TKW 755 kg. Fall not observed. Found 1951 in Chubut, Argentina.


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Found at the arrow (green or red) on the map below


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Anne Black
 1/26/2019 6:56:37 PM
Thank you, glad you like it. My expert thin-section maker hated me for asking him to do it, so I might not ask again for a very long time. ;-)
Tracy Latimer
 1/26/2019 11:05:52 AM
I loves me a nicely prepared piece of Esquel!
Twink Monrad
 1/26/2019 6:27:20 AM
As pretty as the meteorite itself!
Bernd Pauli
 1/26/2019 5:46:37 AM
Olivine "rainbow" colors. Beautiful!
 1/26/2019 4:12:48 AM
How wonderful subtle structure, like wing of the dragonfly.

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