Beautiful Etched Gibeon Meteorite ring I Size 5 1/4 - Meteorite Jewelry
On Offer: Etched Gibeon Iron Meteorite set in Sterling Silver Ring.
Meteorite Type: Iron
Year Found: 1836
Description: Beautiful Gibeon, the world famous iron meteorite, etched and set in Sterling Silver ring.
Ring size: 5 1/4
What you get: Gibeon etched meteorite set in Sterling Silver ring, w/ signed Certificate of Authenticity
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Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1836
Mass: 26 t
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Writeup from MB 36:
[Description of paired specimen:]
DISCOVERY OF NICO IRON METEORITE, SOUTH WEST AFRICA
The place of fall or discovery: The farm of Nico near the railroad station of Asab, South West Africa; φ = 25°23' S, λ = 17°47" E.
Date of fall or discovery: FOUND, 1965.
Class and type: IRON.
Number of individual specimens: 1.
Total weight: 25.2 kg and 9.5 kg <iron-shale>.
Circumstances of the fall or discovery: The meteorite was found by the aborigens probably on the site of the fall.
Source: Report of Dr. J. Zabringer (Heidelberg, Germany) in a letter, March 1, 1966.
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