Uruašu

 

Specimen weight: 13.4 kilograms

This specimen was recently found in Brazil in 2009, I bought it and split it in half, keeping one piece.

This beautiful iron was found in Goias, Brazil in 1992. Many pieces have been found in tropical ranchland, with a total known weight of more than 300 kilograms. This meteorite is an iron, Coarse octahedrite (IAB).

 

 This piece measures 310 mm by 290 mm by 40 mm. Is has a great etch and exhibits nice triolite and Schreibersite inclusions.

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This photo shows the backside of this specimen, in natural condition.
 
This close-up photo shows the very nice etch on this meteorite, along with the triolite and Schreibersite inclusions common to Uruašu.
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