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Marsa Alam 009   contributed by Timur Kryachko   MetBul Link

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4329 grams.   H6

TKW 4.33 kg. Fall not observed. Found 2015 in Egypt.


Timur writes:
One of two large chondrites, found by Timur Kryachko, in Egypt, on the coast of the Red Sea. Search was made - on foot. Meteorite found - almost in the dump of one of the hotels. Despite the cracking, the iron in this H6-chondrite - preserved in the form of metal.

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


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8 pictures in the Queue
Daniel Da Costa
 12/8/2017 8:29:16 AM
very nice
Muhammad Shamseldean (Shams)
 12/7/2017 1:45:49 PM
Great to know that some meteorites can be found in the dump of Egyptian hotels. I already found a pallasite near a fried chicken place near the North coast of Egypt. An open invitation for hunters to come and search Egyptian deserts.
 12/7/2017 11:19:56 AM
A hefty stone with lot of character and beautiful regmaglypts on its top. "Bakerman / is baking bread" ...
Ben Fisler
 12/7/2017 7:58:27 AM
Nice find. Beautiful photos.
 12/7/2017 12:54:16 AM
Nice find and documentation.
Simon Bartlett
 12/7/2017 12:28:11 AM
Great in situ shot.

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