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Taza

Iron, plessitic octahedrite, iron ung.
Taza, Morocco
Find: 2001
TKW: 74.30 kg
Individual: 1,677 g

Shield-shaped mass with distinct regmaglypts on the trailing surface. Until 2010, several hundred specimens were recovered from the Taza strewnfield, inluding many dozens of kg-sized regmaglypted masses. Meanwhile, the find location is depleted. A two-week Russian expedition with state of the art metal detecting equipment that was conducted in Spring 2014 yielded no further finds.

The second collection specimen is a hield-shaped mass with distinct regmaglypts on the trailing surface. Until 2010, several hundred specimens were recovered from the Taza strewnfield, inluding many dozens of kg-sized regmaglypted masses. Meanwhile, the find location is depleted. A two-week Russian expedition with state of the art metal detecting equipment that was conducted in Spring 2014 yielded no further finds.

Inventory #

B-105, 105.3

Date

October 6, 2015

Category

Finds, Irons