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Mundrabilla Meteorite | 60.89 Grams | Individual | Iron IAB-ung | Sculpture | Australia SO24

This is a superb sculpted specimen of Mundrabilla classified meteorite weighing 60.89 grams.  It measures 37x25x17 mm.  This Iron IAB-ung classified meteorite was found in the Nullarbor Plain, Western Australia in 1911.  So far approximately 24 tons of this material has been recovered.

The meteorites were found by geologists R. B. Wilson and A. M. Cooney while engaged on a geological survey. Both masses are lying within only very slight depressions in clayey soil, some 180 m apart. The larger mass tends to have a crude conical to hemispherical shape with the nose partially buried in the soil. The axis is inclined at an angle of approximately 60°. Evidence of fragmentation of a larger mass is afforded by a sharp, angular, vertical face on the larger mass, which matches both in size and shape, a similar sharp face on the smaller mass. Preliminary study indicates that the meteorite came from the west at relatively low velocity and high angle. The larger mass has been presented to the Western Australian Museum, while the smaller mass is in Geosurveys possesion (Adelaide, South Australia).

Would be a beautiful addition to any new or existing collection. Comes with a Canagem specimen card.

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