Meteor P.8a


Established 1982

METEORITES PAGE 9

Updated 16 October 2016

GAMBAT, Pakistan - Witnessed Fall  

A single stone of ~6.3 kg fell on 15 September 1897 in the Khairpur district, Sind, Pakistan, and was classified as an L6 chondrite, veined. Only a few grams of this material is available outside museum repositories. The specimen offered here weighs 0.736 grams and is priced at a reasonable SOLD Gambat, 0.736 gms.jpg (29876 bytes)

GAO-GUENIE, Burkina Faso - Witnessed Fall  

At least 16 stones fell on 5 March 1960 near the town of Leo, near the upper Volta-Ghana border, Gourounsi, Burkina Faso. This meteorite is classified as an H5 chondrite, brecciated.   Gao-Guenie, 10.3 gms.jpg (104481 bytes)
10.3 grams, slice, crust, SOLD
Gao-Guenie, 7.9 gms.jpg (51803 bytes)
7.9 grams, complete stone, $19.75 
Gao-Guenie, 15 gms.jpg (59251 bytes)
15 grams, part stone, SOLD


GEBEL KAMIL, Egypt

Some 1600 kg of meteorite shrapnel was found in and around the Kamil impact crater by an Italian-Egyptian team in February 2009 and February 2010. Classified as an Iron, ungrouped, these meteorite pieces have interesting shapes. The meteorite surface sitting in the desert sands show some terrestrial weathering but it adds to the uniqueness of the specimens. The specimens offered here were hand picked for their character.

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110.7 grams, $111.00
Gebel Kamil, 38.4 gms.jpg (79842 bytes)
38.4 grams, $75.00
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51.7 grams., polished slice, $105.00

GHUBARA, Oman  

This L5 chondrite was found in the desert of Oman in 1954, and was later classified as an L5 chondrite. It is further classified as black and xenolithic. With a deep brown color, Ghubara is an attractive and inexpensive addition to a collection. Ghubara, 25.6 gms.jpg (64298 bytes)
25.60 grams, end cut, SOLD
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2.96 grams, $6.00

GIT-GIT, Nigeria - Witnessed Fall

On 9 January 1947, two stones were seen to fall near the village of Git-Git,  Baram, Bauchi District, Nigeria. The TKW for this fall is a miniscule 480 grams with more than half of that material in London! Git-Git is classified as an L6 chondrite. It has a beautiful gray matrix with some metal flecking and a few very light colored clasts. The partial slices shown here originally came from a larger specimen from the Robert Haag collection.  Git-Git, 3.234 gms.jpg (36084 bytes)
3.234 grams, SOLD
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2.863 grams, SOLD

GOLD BASIN, Arizona

The Gold Basin meteorite was found in Mohave County, Arizona, in November 1995 by a gold prospector. This is an attractive and reasonably priced L4 chondrite. 

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7.2 grams, $18.00
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14.4 grams, SOLD
Gold Basin, 12.5 gms.jpg (104872 bytes)
12.5 grams, $31.25
Gold Basin, 5.4 gms.jpg (104017 bytes)
5.4a grams, SOLD
Gold Basin, 5.4 b gms.jpg (112662 bytes)
5.4b gms, $13.50
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3.3 grams, crust on right edge, $10.00

HARLETON, Texas - Witnessed Fall

 

A single stone fell on 30 May 1961 in Harrison County, Texas, and was recovered within minutes after the fall. Harleton is classified as an L6 chondrite and most of the material is held within the Smithsonian.  Harleton, 3.05 gms.jpg (32971 bytes)
3.05 grams, SOLD
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1.13 grams, $100.00

HAXTUN, Colorado  

A single weathered stone weighing 15.5 kg was found in a wheat field near Haxtun, Phillips County, Colorado, in August 1975. Haxtun is an L4 chondrite with a rich brown matrix and very little metal flecking. Haxtun, 2.48 gms.jpg (24308 bytes)
2.48 grams, $13.60

Haxtun, 1.51 gms.jpg (24131 bytes)
1.51 grams, $7.55

Haxtun, 2.83 gms.jpg (35109 bytes)
2.83 grams, $8.50
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3.15 grams, $15.75
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2.10 grams, $9.30
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14.1 grams, $56.50
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4.33 grams, $17.30

HEBRON, Nebraska  

In the summer of 1964, a farmer was plowing and felt the impact of the plow head on a stone, which was determined to be a meteorite. Hebron is classified as an H6 chondrite and most is held in a private collection. The find occurred in Thayer County, Nebraska.

Hebron, 1.00 gms.jpg (28107 bytes)
1.00 grams, SOLD
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1.38 grams, SOLD
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1.00 grams, SOLD
Hebron, 2.40 gms.jpg (26168 bytes)
2.40 grams, SOLD
Hebron, 7.7 gms.jpg (81328 bytes)
7.7 grams, $54.00, in 5 cm by 5 cm plastic box
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6.0 grams, $42.00, in 5 cm by 5 cm plastic box

HENBURY, Australia

Numerous fragments were found inside and outside the Henbury craters in the Northern Territory of Australia. This meteorite is classified as an Iron, medium Octahedrite, IIIA, with partially recrystallized Kamacite structure. The specimens offered here were legally exported to another dealer and we shared them between us. Note that some are cleaned and some are in their natural found state. The price per gram is as good as you will find anywhere.

 

Henbury, 6.39 gms.jpg (44247 bytes)
6.39 grams, with original NEMS label, $13.00
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13.0 grams, $39.00

Henbury, 7.0 gms.jpg (28427 bytes)
7.0 grams, $10.80

Henbury, 5.8 gms.jpg (31413 bytes)
5.8 grams, SOLD
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13.1 grams, SOLD
Henbury, 6.2 gms.jpg (28102 bytes)
6.2 grams, $9.60
Henbury, 4.44 gms.jpg (27679 bytes)
4.44 grams, $13.95
Henbury, 4.26 gms.jpg (28065 bytes)
4.26 grams, $17.00
Henbury, 4.02 gms.jpg (34963 bytes)
4.02 grams, $10.00
Henbury, 6.6 gms.jpg (28589 bytes)
6.6 grams, $13.20