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Whitecourt

Iron, IIIAB
Whitecourt, Alberta, Canada
Find: July 1, 2007, specimen found on July 29, 2009
TKW: > 5,372 g
Shrapnel: 191.2 g

Jagged scallop-shaped shrapnel from the Whitecourt crater-producing meteorite. The specimen is well preserved with sharp bent edges and delicate shear marks still visible on its uncleaned surface. The handwritten specimen label by Chris Herd, curator of the meteorite collection of the University of Alberta reads:
“Whitecourt specimen 191.2g
Collected July 29, 2009 by R. Kofman and C. Herd
location UTM zone II
591939 Easting, 5984326 Northing
Found at depth of 25 cm (below modern soil)
Cleared with DI water, rinsed with acetone.
[signature] C.Herd”

Inventory #

B-394

Date

October 2, 2015

Category

Finds, Irons