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MISSING: 9.04 kilogram Sikhote-Alin shrapnel individual   More Info


 
NWA 2676   contributed by Roving Reporter, IMCA 5204   MetBul Link


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19.1 grams.   Mesosiderite

TKW 510 grams. Fall not observed. Found 2004, Morocco.
 


Roving writes:
From Anne Black's room, Hotel Tucson City Center, 2018 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show.


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Daniel Da Costa
 3/15/2018 9:47:37 AM
Nice meteorite
Anne Black
 3/14/2018 8:10:11 PM
NWA 2676 was a small meteorite, so that would be a very big nodule for such a small meteorite. Glad you like it.
Mendy Ouzillou
 3/14/2018 8:10:54 AM
Bernd, this slice appears to be from an iron nodule. The classification states that the metal : silicate ratio is about 50:50 by volume. I'm guessing that this specimen was part of a much larger mass and that an iron nodule with surrounding silicates broke away either before or during entry into the atmosphere.
Bernd Pauli
 3/14/2018 1:59:10 AM
FeNi-metal is predominant and silicates seem to play a minor role - at least in this slice ... very interesting! Thanks for sharing, Anne!
 

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