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Daule   contributed by Anne Black, IMCA 2356   MetBul Link

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94.01 gram full slice.   L5

TKW 6.58 kg. Observed fall 23 March 2008, Guayas, Ecuador.


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


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2 pictures in the Queue
John Cabassi
 3/15/2019 8:08:29 PM
Very nice Anne, my birthday met.
Anne Black
 3/15/2019 4:01:34 PM
Thank you Michael for the story, (sorry for the milk). Also I am told that this is the last full slice, everything else has been chopped up. Sad.
Paul Swartz
 3/15/2019 10:27:53 AM
Fixed. Thank you, Bernd.
Michael Farmer
 3/15/2019 10:06:29 AM
Daule is an amazing meteorite I found absolutely by chance. On YouTube of all places. There was a fake airplane contrail fireball being reported in Ecuador. I was googling and search news stories to work on it and amazingly found a new story saying the new one was fake unlike the *real meteorites which fell last week in Daule*. Amazingly there was video of an Ecuadorian astronaught palying with a large meteorite which had fallen a week before and been recovered. I about spewed milk out of my nose! A week later had this gorgeous rock in my hands. Hans Koser whet to Ecuador and was able to locate this one.
Bernd Pauli
 3/15/2019 9:54:40 AM
Yes, interesting, very dark inside - shock-darkened => S4! Photo no. 3 is absolutely beautiful. Chondrule boundaries are distinct. Not an L6 but an L5 according to the Met.Bull. entry.
twink monrad
 3/15/2019 8:52:45 AM
Interesting inside, just like a beautiful painting

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