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    COMPLETE SLICE OF THE MASLYANINO SILICATED IRON METEORITE
    Iron - 1AB Complex
    Novosibirsk Region, Russia - (54° 20'N, 84°12'E)

    Only hundreds of miles away from both the Mongolian and Kazakh borders, a 26 Kg meteorite mass was found in 1992 in a wheat field outside the Siberian town of Maslyanino. Additional material has since been recovered by enterprising meteorite hunters. Primarily composed of Iron and Nickel and originating from the core of a planetismal whose remaining fragments are now part of the asteroid belt, IAB complex meteorites are notable for being loaded with angular silicate inclusions. Bearing an uncanny semblance to the historic American silicated Iron, Landes, Maslyanino is a superior example of a silicated Iron, and this is a beautifully-shaped complete slice with a complete rim of its external surface.
    Overall Measurements: 5.75 x 4 x 0.1 inches (144 x 101 x 2 mm), weighs 143.8 gm (5.07 ozs.)


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    28th Sunday
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