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Dronino 208g

$625.00

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  • Meteorite Type: Iron, ungrouped
  • Weight: 208 grams
  • Approximate Measurements: 142 mm x 104 mm x 3 mm
  • Additional Information: Large full slice, polished to a mirror shine

1 in stock

Description

Dronino is named after the village in which it was found by a mushroom collector. Scientists later embarked on an exploration of the area and 600 fragments were recovered. It is thought due to the distribution of fragments found that the meteorite impact formed a now-buried crater. Unlike most iron meteorites, Dronino does not display a Widmanstätten pattern when etched. Rather, it reveals remarkable iron sulfide inclusions with an ameboid shape on a mirror finish background. Full individuals are gnarled and are a clear reminder of their extraterrestrial origin!

Additional information

Weight 208 g

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