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Labenne Sahara 99580 267.4g

$267.00

  • Meteorite Type: Stone (pre-NWA classification)
  • Weight: 267.4 grams
  • Approximate Measurements: 60 mm x 53 mm x 40 mm
  • Additional Information: Excellent round complete stone with a long polished window displaying remarkably abundant nickel-iron flakes and original hand painted field number 99580.

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During the mid-to-late 1990s the French meteorite hunting Labenne family began finding stone meteorites in the arid deserts of Northwest Africa. These finds were made years before the NWA classification system was adopted, and were some of the very first Sahara meteorite discoveries. Each carries a unique hand painted field number. For example “99053” was the 53rd meteorite found during the 1999 expedition. Several have nice polished windows. Historic pre-NWA hot desert meteorites with original field numbers.

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Weight 267 g