Canton Bern, Nidau dist.
Date of fall/find:
Found 1984, May 09
Total known weight:
Number of pieces:
Iron, structurally anomalous (hexahedrite to coarsest octahedrite), shock hardened, Bellsbank grouplet
Meteoritical Bulletin record: Click here
A mass of 15.9kg was found in a barley field after plowing. Similar in structure and composition to Tombigbee River, Met. Bull. 64, Meteoritics, 1986, 21, p.311. Analysis, 4.4% Ni, 38.0 ppm Ga, 51.4 ppm Ge,0.084 ppm Ir, J.T.Wasson et al., GCA, 1989, 53, p.735.