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    Aiquile Meteorite
    Ordinary chondrite (H5)
    Cochabamba, Bolivia - 18°17'4"S, 65°8'39"W
    Fall: November 20, 2016
    2.48 x 2.35 x 1.61 inches (6.30 x 5.96 x 4.08 cm)

    A relatively recently find, the Aiquile meteorite, named after the locality in Bolivia where it fell, has been classified as an H5 from a witnessed fall. This sizable chunk of the amazing variety features a large fusion crust over much of the specimen with a cement-like interior. This is a nice example of a major meteorite weighing in at 184 grams.

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2018
    1st Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
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