Aiquile meteoriet. Eerste Boliviaanse waargenomen val - 495 g

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Aiquile meteoriet. Eerste Boliviaanse waargenomen val - 495 g
20 nov 2016, Aiquile, Bolivia

The Aiquile meteorite is the first Bolivian fall. It fell on November 20th, 2016. This is one of the most recent falls on record that was recovered and only a few pieces has been available for collectors. The main fragment fell 500m apart from a man who saw the impact on Earth of a 36 kilo stone. That piece is now in the museum of the city. It is classified as an H5 chondrite with weather grade of 'W0' as it is a fresh fall recovered shortly after hitting the Earth. 

This specimen is around 70% covered in fusion crust, with observable matrix in the rest. The fusion crust is very fresh as seen in the pictures.

Weight is 495 grams.

"Certificate of authenticity included. IMCA 5591.

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Kavelgegevens
Belangrijkste mineraal / Naam meteoriet
Aiquile meteoriet.
Minerale vorm / Soort meteoriet
Eerste Boliviaanse waargenomen val
Gewicht
495 g
Oorsprong (Regio/Stad)
20 nov 2016, Aiquile
Oorsprong (Land)
Bolivia
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