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MISSING: 9.04 kilogram Sikhote-Alin shrapnel individual   More Info

2021 Fall Date Project

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An MPOD Classic
from 2 August 2015

Gibeon   contributed by Marco Frigerio, IMCA 8039   MetBul Link

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Copyright (c) Marco Frigerio.
5.32 kilograms.   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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John Mixter
 8/2/2021 12:26:08 PM
What a BEAUTY!
Twink Monrad
 8/2/2021 10:08:01 AM
Wow I love Gibeons, this one is great
John Divelbiss
 8/2/2021 6:32:40 AM
It was also used as a soup bowl in prehistoric times. :/
Bernd Pauli
 8/2/2021 2:36:02 AM
I can only add that Andi's words describe it perfectly!
Andi Koppelt
 8/2/2021 12:34:18 AM
Very nice uncleaned Gibeon with natural patina and nice shape.

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