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Nakhla   contributed by Beat Booz, IMCA 1864   MetBul Link

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2.8 grams total.   Martian (nakhlite)

TKW 10 kg. Observed fall 28 June 1911, Al Buhayrah, Egypt.


Beat writes:
I got these martian pieces in 1990 from Bob Haag.
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Found at the arrow (green or red) on the map below


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Shams from Egypt
 12/15/2019 1:23:05 AM
Merry Christmas and greetings from Egypt, the land of Nakhla. Great gift for everybody. Keep sending high quality photos of planetary meteorites. Thank you.
Murray Paulson
 12/12/2019 10:53:41 AM
Beautiful specimen. My Nahkla is a big 160 mg "crumb". Now I have Nahkla envy.... ;-)
Twink Monrad
 12/12/2019 7:27:43 AM
Yes great to photos of inside and outside
Bernd Pauli
 12/12/2019 4:56:43 AM
Hello Beat. I like the two beautifully crusted crumbs very much! Only one nakhlite in my collection: NWA 998 + thin section. Thanks for sharing!
Graham Ensor
 12/12/2019 4:43:29 AM
Nice sample of a classic.

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