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RM2471   Meteorite Canyon Diablo: Iron IAB-MG

Canyon Diablo Meteorite, Meteor Crater area, Coconino Co., Arizona, Canada

Good size sample of the meteoric impact that took place aproximately 49,000 years ago in this remote area of Arizona. The impact crater stands out, where more than 30 tons of material have been collected since was discovered in 1891. It is a metallic, iron-nickel meteorite, classified as coarse octahedrite. Contains taenite (Fe, Ni) and mostly iron, kamacite variety (Fe, Ni). Weight: 23 grams.

Size: 3.3 x 27 x 1.2 cm. 23 g.
Found in ca. 1997.

Col. Antonio Trigo (Mataró).