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AGADEZ

(iron, unclassified)

Iron, unclassified
Agadez District, Republic of Niger
Find: September 2020
TKW: 3,600 g (one mass)
Individual 3,500 g

A beautifully shaped 3.5 kg iron from the Agadez region in the Republic of Niger. The meteorite shows the desert-varnished abrasion patina that is characteristic for surface finds in the sand-rich erg environments of the central Sahara, a feature to which local dealers often refer to as “golden iron.” This is an aesthetically exceptional display specimen in excellent condition, with flow-line patterns preserved on the portion of the meteorite that was embedded in the soil.

Meteoritical Bulletin

unclassified iron, not published in the Meteoritical Bulletin

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GREIN 005

(medium octahedrite, IIIAB)

Iron, IIIAB
Erg du Ténéré, Agadez District, Republic of Niger
Find: November 2015
TKW: 52.5 kg (one mass)
Individual 51 kg

History: Found in November 2015 exposed on the surface by artisanal miners while prospecting for gold between Tehmet and Djado in the Tènéré Tafassasset. Click here for full find documention and report of associated masses.

Physical characteristics: The 52 kg mass is 39 × 25 × 18 cm and has the shape of a longitudinally split cone with the cone section showing minor concavity while the opposite surface is distinctly convex. Numerous regmaglypts measuring 1-3 cm across and 1-1.5 cm deep are present, and at least one troilite inclusion is observed. The specimen is coated with a thick layer of dark brown desert varnish.

Petrography: Polished sections display a well-developed Widmannstätten pattern of a medium octahedrite with a mean kamacite bandwidth of 1.0±0.2 mm. Neumann bands are visible within kamacite. Schreibersite and graphite are absent in the sections observed. Troilite is present in the form of rounded and bar-shaped inclusions ranging from 2-20 mm across the longest axis, partly surrounded by thin swathing kamacite. Fractures up to 1 mm wide penetrate the meteorite along the kamacite lamellae and are filled with terrestrial oxides, otherwise the interior weathering is very moderate. Fusion crust and heat-affected zones are mostly absent.

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Huoyanshan

Iron, IAB-sLH, finest Octahedrite

IAB-sLH, finest octahedrite
Xinjiang, China
Find: 2016, Oct. 6
TKW: 700 kg
Endcut 94.35 g

“The find site is 15 km NE of the Mountain Huoyanshan, which was noted in the famous 16th century novel, “A Journey to the West,” as having emerged from pieces of charcoal on fire falling from Heaven” (meteoritical Bulletin no. 106).

This is a 94.35 g endcut with beautiful etch and one natural surface. With a band width of only <0.035 mm, Huoyanshan hides its beauty in the submillimeter range. Viewed with a loupe or stereo microscope, the iron reveals a unique, cryptographic pattern, perpetuating in bizarre cuneiform. Huoyanshan is hard to acquire, difficult to etch, and even more challenging to photograph, yet truly one of the most rewarding meteoritic irons to study.

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€ 940

Imilac

Pallasite, main group
Antofagasta, Chile
Find: 1822
TKW: 920 kg (many masses)
Individual, 28.2 g
The Location of the Imilac Meteorite crater and associated meteorites is known to Europeans since 1822. The meteorite itself is a gem as old as the solar system. With its high density of clear olivine crystals this particular pallasite is highly sought after by collectors. This is a beautifully sculpted iron individual with small regmaglypts from the uprange end of the strewnfield.
 
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€ 450

Imilac

Pallasite, main group
Antofagasta, Chile
Find: 1822
TKW: 920 kg (many masses)
Individual, 38 g
The Location of the Imilac Meteorite crater and associated meteorites is known to Europeans since 1822. The meteorite itself is a gem as old as the solar system. With its high density of beautiful olivine crystals this particular pallasite is highly sought after by collectors. This is a compact individual from the uprange end of the strewnfield. There is on olivine crystal enclosed, but this specimen is mostly iron.
 
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€ 520

Imilac

Pallasite, main group
Antofagasta, Chile
Find: 1822
TKW: 920 kg (many masses)
Individual with olivines, 67 g
The Location of the Imilac Meteorite crater and associated meteorites is known to Europeans since 1822. The meteorite itself is a gem as old as the solar system. With its high density of beautiful olivine crystals this particular pallasite is highly sought after by collectors. This is a compact, sculpted individual  from the uprange end of the strewnfield with patches of preserved fusion crust. Some olivines visible, but mostly iron.
 
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€ 1,100

Imilac

Pallasite, main group
Antofagasta, Chile
Find: 1822
TKW: 920 kg (many masses)
Individual with olivines, 77 g
The Location of the Imilac Meteorite crater and associated meteorites is known to Europeans since 1822. The meteorite itself is a gem as old as the solar system. With its high density of beautiful olivine crystals this particular pallasite is highly sought after by collectors. This is a sculpted individual  from the uprange end of the strewnfield with patches of preserved fusion crust and single olivines embedded in the Ni-Fe matrix.
 
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€ 1.250

Imilac

Pallasite, main group
Antofagasta, Chile
Find: 1822
TKW: 920 kg (many masses)
Individual with olivines, 906 g
906 g individual of the Imilac meteorite. This specimen was recovered in 2019 in the central part of the strewnfield. The find location is in immediate proximity to the impact pit that contained a 19 kg individual and that was found by Garcia and Barrera in 1986 (as reported by H. Pedersen in 2012) and is believed to be a fragment from that mass, separated late in the flight. The heavily sculpted pallasite is spectacular in every regard, containing a high ammount of yellow olivine crytals and showing distinct regmaglypts with remnants of fusion rind. True museum-quality specimen.
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