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Toluca   contributed by Tomasz Jakubowski, IMCA 2321   MetBul Link

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22 gram part slice.   Iron, IAB-sLL

TKW 3 tons. Fall not observed. Found 1776 near Mexico City, Mexico.

Tomasz writes:
Label from Freiberg (Saxony) Mining Academy in Germany. From the period 1920 - 1952, when Felix Otto Edelmann was a curator of the collection.

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Paul Swartz
 12/22/2014 10:23:57 AM
Bernd: Fixed the Freiberg. Probably my fault.
Bernd Pauli
 12/19/2014 4:15:22 PM
By the way, just in case you wonder why we don't find the locality TOLUCA on the label: What you can see is part of this word=> Istha... and that's one of many different names for the TOLUCA locality, namely => Ixtlahuaca.
Ray Watts
 12/19/2014 3:25:30 PM
Very nice historic piece !
Bernd Pauli
 12/19/2014 10:21:25 AM
Tomasz, that's Freiberg (Saxony) ... not Freiburg ;-) Thanks for sharing with us!
Dr. Mike Reynolds
 12/19/2014 6:31:40 AM
Nice provenance... provides a solid chapter of the history of this specimen.

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