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#1 sealevel

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 01:24 PM

(Two Photos - One endcut side, one side view)

I obtained this from a real close friend who resides in Paraguay. It is meteoric. Can you guess what class of meteorite it is?

Hint: It's not what it obviously appears to be.


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Posted 07 July 2013 - 01:26 PM

(Two Photos - One endcut side, one side view)

I obtained this from a real close friend who resides in Paraguay. It is meteoric. Can you guess what class of meteorite it is?

Hint: It's not what it obviously appears to be.


Davio R.



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Posted 11 July 2013 - 09:28 PM

Hey Davio,

It looks like an iron graphite nodule to me.

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Posted 12 July 2013 - 06:14 PM

Silicated Campo?

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Posted 13 July 2013 - 03:45 PM

Mike I think you got this one. That really does look like a silicated Campo!

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 06:46 AM

Hi Davio,

Your hint is frustrating. My initial thought at seeing the photo is that the meteorite is an Acapulcoite. But since "it's not what it obviously appears to be". I am going to need to play 20 questions. Is it a differentiated meteorite?

Peter

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 07:57 AM

Yeah, when are you going to let the cat out of the bag Davio? My initial thought was nodule, reminded me of this in a way: http://www.nature.co...re01100_F1.html

But I think Mike nailed it with Silicated Campo. So, are any of us close? Let's here it...

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 08:29 AM

Hi Davio,

Your hint is frustrating. My initial thought at seeing the photo is that the meteorite is an Acapulcoite. But since "it's not what it obviously appears to be". I am going to need to play 20 questions. Is it a differentiated meteorite?

Peter


Hey Guys,
I'm impressed! You're all soooooooo good. It is a silicate nodule taken from a huge slice of Campo del Cielo. It was a gift from a friend who is probably the biggest supplier of Campos in the world.

Davio R.

Opposite side of cut face - 153.00 grams

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 08:31 AM

Nice specimen..

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 08:32 AM

Thank you, Dave...

Davio R.






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