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ALAMAGORDO.
Found 1938, New Mexico. H5 Chondrite.

A 31.85 gram part slice off a parent piece from IOM. Painted number is unknown. Includes original label from IOM. Measures approx. 60 x 31 x 10 mm.

SOLD

VALERA.
Fell October 15th, 1972, Venezuela - L5 Chondrite

A 146-gram part-end of Valera, Venezuela -- The only documented meteorite to have killed. This seldom-seen larger size is accompanied by a copy of the signed affidavit attesting to the events surrounding the fall. It also includes provenance from two major collections.

Valera is an L5 that fell on October 15th, 1972 on the El Tinajero Farm in Venezuela. The stone had apparently struck and killed a cow and was found broken into three large pieces.

This cabinet display piece measures approx. 98 x 90 x 15 mm at its widest points, and exhibits some fusion crust along one edge. Unpolished saw mark on back from previous cut.

$3,750

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