Uwet IIAB Hexahedrite Iron Meteorites for Sale
Location: Calabar Cross, Nigeria (5° 17'N, 8° 15'E)
Found: 1903, known before this year.
Type: Iron, IIAB Hexahedrite
Description: A mass of about 55 Kg was said to have fallen 80 years before and was preserved by the natives. In 1908 a piece of about 10 Kg was presented to the British Museum. Because of weathering, it is believed to have fallen before 1825. Reheated cosmically. 5.61% Ni, 62.3 ppm Ga, 182 ppm Ge, 2.6 ppm Ir. (From Catalogue of Meteorites, 2000) A slice of Uwet was on display at the Smithsonian' Natural History Museum last time I visited.
|# UW17-5||# UW22-3||# UW28-1|
|Weight: 17.5 gm||Weight: 22.3 gm||Weight: 28.1 gm|
|Features: Part Slice||Features: Part Slice||Features: Part Slice|
|Price: sold||Price: sold||Price: sold|