Bassikounou – Witnessed Fall – 8.7g

£45.00 £36.00

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Meteorite Type: H5 Chondrite

Weight: 8.7 grams

1 in stock

Description

H5 Witnessed fall, Bassikounou, Hodh Ech Chargui, Mauritania. October 16, 2006

After a fireball a stone of 3,165 grams was found on October 16 near the small town of Bassikounou in Mauritania. A search of the surrounding area, numerous additional stones were found, most of them quite small. Bassikounou is extremely fresh with a weathering grade of 0. Most examples exhibit unusually fine fusion crust, and interesting shapes. 

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