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Allende   contributed by Paladino Vincenzino, IMCA 4223   MetBul Link
 


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71.3 grams.   CV3

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



       


Paladino writes:
MONNING Number M.1379
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Paul Swartz
 2/20/2020 8:33:18 PM
Truly outstanding!
Twink Monrad
 2/20/2020 5:36:32 PM
what a wonderful batch of photos!!
John Divelbiss
 2/20/2020 3:32:51 PM
special meteorite on a unique date, 02-20-2020. We need a Fall on this date !
Paladino vincenzino
 2/20/2020 3:30:56 PM
Thanks so much to everyone. Greetings from the Swiss ENZO
Paladino vincenzino
 2/20/2020 3:28:57 PM
thank you all, for the compliments made on this specimen. Thanks to Bernd Pauli, I hadn't noticed the triangle. I think the ALLENDE meteorite is a specimen that must be cut, to admire its magnificent interior, and at the same time also admire its magnificent crust.
Michel Lecompte
 2/20/2020 1:31:59 PM
I have never seen such a beautiful Allende!
Bernd Pauli
 2/20/2020 12:24:20 PM
Spectacular triangle in photo no.1: two CAIs and a spherical void/cavity where a chondrule once sat!
Alexander Seidel
 2/20/2020 9:34:28 AM
A beauty, indeed, with a Monnig no. It can*t get much better: busy matrix, nice fresh crust, a hole where a chondrule most probably broke off, good overall shape. Congrats - a masterpiece of a famous CV3 stone!
John Divelbiss
 2/20/2020 8:19:48 AM
superb Allende end cut!!
 

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