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1840 grams.   Iron, IVA

TKW 26 metric tons. Fall not observed. Found 1836 in Great Namaqualand, Namibia. The fragments of the meteorite in the strewn field are dispersed over an elliptical area 275 km long and 100 km wide.




     
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Anne Black
 7/16/2018 12:08:12 PM
Looks good on the kitchen counter!! ;-)
Jarkko Kettunen
 7/16/2018 10:09:52 AM
Nice shape!
steve dunklee
 7/16/2018 4:27:53 AM
could you imagine being there when it fell?
Bernd Pauli
 7/16/2018 4:21:13 AM
A very aesthetic Gibeon!
Andi Koppelt
 7/16/2018 3:14:34 AM
Whow! Displays well in every position, cool shape and uncleaned with original patina. Definitely a "keeper"!
 

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