Mayo Belwa (Aubrite)


Country: Nigeria
State/District: Haoussa, Adamawa Local Authority
Date of fall/find: Fell 1974, August 03 evening
Total known weight: 4.85 kg
Number of pieces: 1
Type: Aubrite

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Circumstances of fall: A fireball was seen by herdsmen and sounds were heard over an area extending to 25 km from the impact site. The stone was sent to the Geological Survey of Nigeria and smelt strongly of sulphur when first received.



ID#: 7175
Description: End cut and 2 crumbs
Size: 1.5 x 1.1 x 0.4 cm
Weight: 0.47 gr

US$ 585.00

 

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