For Sale IconSaint-Aubin IIIAB Iron Meteorites for Sale

Location: Aube Champagne, France, 48° 29'N, 3° 35'E

Found: 1968.

Type: Iron, IIIAB, Medium Octahedrite (0.7 mm bandwidth)

Description: Five masses of total weight 472 kg were found by farmers while ploughing, within a strewn field a few miles across. Classification (E. Dransart and M. Baron, EMTT): kamacite bandwidth 0.4 mm; bulk composition Ni = 11.5 ± 1%, Co = 4 mg/g, P = 2 mg/g, Ir = 0.02 µg/g, Ga = 28 µg/g, Ge = 83 µg/g. The meteorite contains sarcopside and/or graftonite and needles of schreibersite up to 6 cm in length. It shows typical shock features (Neumann lines and shock-hatched kamacite). The original writeup for Saint-Aubin classified it as an "ungrouped iron. MB 94 noted "The classification of Saint Aubin is in error. It is a high-Ni, high-Au, low-Ir member of the IIIAB group."

Link to Meteoritical Bulletin Database.

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# SAB9-3 # SAB11-3 # SAB13-0 # SAB13-2 About Scale:  Each photo has a small one centimeter cube.  That's a little less than a half inch on a side.  The coin above is a US dime.
Weight: 9.3 Weight: 11.3 gm Weight: 13.0 gm Weight: 13.2 gm
Features: Part Slice. Features: Slice of fragment Features: Part Slice. Features: Part Slice.
Price: sold sold sold sold

# SAB19-1 # SAB57-8 # SAB79-1
Weight: 19.1 Weight: 57.8 Weight: 79.1
Features: Slice of fragment Features: Slice of fragment Features: Slice of fragment
sold $699 $954