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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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Michael Mulgrew
 8/2/2015 1:59:35 PM
I can see a crazy optical illusion where the regs look like bubbles, not indents. Very nice iron.
Colonel Pulaerko
 8/2/2015 11:07:48 AM
Wonderful scoops and edges.
Dr. Mike Reynolds
 8/2/2015 7:59:51 AM
A very-nice, classic Gibeon specimen, Marco.
gourgues denis
 8/2/2015 4:13:49 AM
Stunning shape !!!!..
Steve sutton
 8/2/2015 4:11:52 AM
Awesome specimen!!!!!!!!
Graham Macleod
 8/2/2015 3:37:05 AM
Excellent example of a Regged Gibeon Marco! Still one of my favourite Irons. Cheers
 

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