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Allende   contributed by Roberto Vargas, IMCA 5746   MetBul Link

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36.3 gram individual.   CV3

TKW 2 tons. Observed fall 8 February 1969, at the village of Pueblito de Allende, Chihuahua, Mexico.


Roberto writes:
Beautiful, mostly crusted, 36.3g individual of Allende. When I saw the crust on this piece, I just had to have it. Purchased from Gary Swanson who purchased it from Blaine Reed. Enjoy!
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Bernd Pauli
 12/4/2021 11:20:35 AM
I love both the crust, the contraction cracks and the triangular shape. I have a similar Allende weighing 161 grams.
Mitch Noda
 12/4/2021 10:51:32 AM
A beautiful Allende with awesome crust.
Jim Strope
 12/4/2021 7:01:42 AM
Love the crust!!!
 12/4/2021 3:17:11 AM
nicely shaped allende stone with fresh crust and contraction cracking - beautiful.
Dirk Hohmann
 12/4/2021 2:29:44 AM
Great stone with very nice crust!!!!

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