sericho pallasite Plak - 6×72×121 mm - 86 g

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sericho pallasite Plak - 6×72×121 mm - 86 g
habaswein, Kenia

Sericho Pallasite Meteorite slice - 121×72×6 mm - 86 g
Kenya

Sericho Pallasite Meteorite - 86 g

Name: Sericho
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Kenya
Mass: 2.8 t

In 2016, two brothers were looking for their camels and met came across large dense rocks at the West of the village of Habaswein and South of Sericho, in Kenya. There are no rocks in this area, so they concluded they were meteorites. They spent several weeks collecting them with engine hoists and moving them to their homes in Habaswein. Though recognised as meteorites in 2016, the masses had been known to camel-herders for decades. An elder from the village said that he and his brothers had played on the stones as children. To date, more than 2,800 kg have been discovered.
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Kavelgegevens
Belangrijkste mineraal / Naam meteoriet
sericho pallasite
Minerale vorm / Soort meteoriet
Plak
Afmetingen
6×72×121 mm
Gewicht
86 g
Oorsprong (Regio/Stad)
habaswein
Oorsprong (Land)
Kenia
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