SERICHO METEORITO. Translucent slice. PALLASITA. - 22×15×0.6 cm - 340 g

Description
SERICHO METEORITO. Translucent slice. PALLASITA. - 22×15×0.6 cm - 340 g
Habaswein, Kenya

Translucent slice of this beautiful pallasite, with high quality olivines! Do not miss this opportunity!

Fantastic specimen to add to your collection.

This pallasite initially was called Habaswein, a neighbouring city of the first found fragments. Eventually, the meteorite was officially called Sericho, the area in Kenya where the impact took place. Pallasite are very scarce meteorites in which olivines are mixed in a metal matrix. They come from the mantle of great asteroids and they represent jus 1.7% of the known.

Two brothers were looking for their camels near the village of Habaswein in Kenya when they found several large stones with no relation to the surroundings. Upon checking their heavy weight and their iron content, the brothers concluded that these should be meteorites. Time and analysis proved them right.

We are members of IMCA (International Meteorite Collectors Association) with number #7412, and as such we guarantee the authenticity of all our meteorites. Buy with guarantees.

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Lot details
Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite
SERICHO METEORITO. Translucent slice.
Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite
PALLASITA.
Dimensions
22×15×0.6 cm
Weight
340 g
Origin (Region/ City)
Habaswein
Origin (Country)
Kenya
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