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    Henbury Meteorite Slice
    Iron, IIIAB
    Northern Territory, Australia - (24° 34'S, 133° 10'E)
    Found: 1931

    The Henbury Meteorite from Australia is a popular and universally-known variety, and for good reason given the natural attributes like the red patina and exceptional Widmanstätten pattern evident with this superior sample. This irregular slab weighs a robust 267 grams, and the etched primary face is spectacular. The reverse does not show the pattern but is smooth, shiny and metallic, with striations, resulting in a piece with two impressive silvery metallic faces and an edging of the classic red coloration.
    Overall Measurements: 4.26 x 3.60 x 0.24 inches (10.83 x 9.14 x 0.62 cm), weighs 267 grams

    Provenance: The Property from an East Coast Collection
    Phillips, New York, June 8, 1996 (lot 211)

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    September, 2019
    28th Saturday
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