Twannberg (IIG)

Country: Switzerland
State/District: Canton Bern, Nidau dist.
Date of fall/find: Found 1984, May 09
Total known weight: 15.9 kg
Number of pieces: 1
Type: Iron, structurally anomalous (hexahedrite to coarsest octahedrite), shock hardened, Bellsbank grouplet

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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.

ID#: 4542
Description: Individual. Official # TW111. The book about Twannberg expeditions can be downloaded here:
Size: 4 x 3 x 2 cm
Weight: 74.8 gr



1 more specimen of Twannberg


Class: IIG
Weight: 61 gr

US$ 610.00

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