Stony-Iron Meteorite - 9.3 g

Description
Stony-Iron Meteorite - 9.3 g
Sericho, Kenya

Sericho resin protection, polished, plate.

History: In 2016, two brothers were searching for their camels and came across several large, dense stones west of the village of Habaswein and south of Sericho, Kenya. There are no rocks in this area, so they decided they were meteorites. They spent several weeks collecting them with engine hoists and moving them to their homes in Habaswein. Though recognized as meteorites in 2016, the masses had been known to camel-herders for decades. One village elder said that as a child, he and his brothers would play on top of the stones.

Lot details
Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite
Stony-Iron Meteorite
Supplement
Sericho polished pallasite plate, protective resin
Weight
9.3 g
Origin (Region/ City)
Sericho
Origin (Country)
Kenya
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