Meteorite Saint-Aubin - Iron IIIAB - 265×153×7 mm - 1087 g

Meteorite Saint-Aubin - Iron IIIAB - 265×153×7 mm - 1087 g
Saint-Aubin, France

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Saint-Aubin, Aube Champagne, FRANCE.

Weight: 1,087 g.

Iron, octahedrite (IIIAB).

Size: 265 x 153 x 7 mm.

Five masses of total weight 472 kg were found by farmers while ploughing, within a strewn field a few miles across. Classification (E. Dransart and M. Baron, EMTT): kamacite bandwidth 0.4 mm; bulk composition Ni = 11.5 ± 1%, Co = 4 mg/g, P = 2 mg/g, Ir = 0.02 µg/g, Ga = 28 µg/g, Ge = 83 µg/g. The meteorite contains sarcopside and/or graftonite and needles of schreibersite up to 6 cm in length. It shows typical shock features (Neumann lines and shock-hatched kamacite). Specimens: type specimen 86 g MNHNP; 500 g EMTT; main mass with finders.

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Lot details
Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite
Meteorite Saint-Aubin -
Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite
265×153×7 mm
1087 g
Origin (Region/ City)
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