Kabo H4 Chondrite Meteorites for Sale
Location: Kano State, Nigeria, (11° 51'N, 8° 13'E)
Fell: 1971, April 25, 16:30 hrs
Type: Stone, Oridinary Chondrite, H4, xenolithic.
Description: The shower occurred on a Sunday afternoon while farmers were in their fields. Sound directions and crater asymmetry indicated that the meteorite approached from the west. "Thunder-like sounds were heard consecutively and these were followed by the inclined descent of a reddish object with trails of cloudy smoke following it". During the following week the District Head collected the specimens and forwarded them to the Emir of Kano. One specimen was recovered in two pieces of about 3 kg each, one stone weighed over 5 kg, one almost 3 kg, and the smallest 0.9 kg.
|Weight: 30.8 gm|
|Features: Slice, crusted edge.|