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Jepara   contributed by Anne Black, IMCA 2356   MetBul Link

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Thin section in cross-polarized light.   Pallasite, PMG

TKW 499.5 kg. Fall not observed. A weathered mass was found May 2008, in Jawa Tengah, Indonesia.

Found at the arrow (green or red) on this map.

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Craig Moody
 12/3/2014 10:28:28 AM
Beautiful ts Anne. I have a nice slice, and it is a gorgeous Pallasite indeed. C'est formidable!
Anne Black
 12/2/2014 6:47:24 PM
Thank You Bernd and Denis. I figured something this colorful might help people wake up! ;-) And it is amazing how a dull weathered pallasite like Jepara can be brilliant in a thin-section.
Bernd Pauli
 12/2/2014 4:04:11 AM
Yep, these interference colors are out-of-this-world !!!
gourgues denis
 12/2/2014 3:05:38 AM
I wake up and drink my Coffee and i see this fabulous colors....Olivine and black fer-nickel....very nice!!!Thanks Anne. 🌠.

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