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BENCUBBIN Meteorite Partial Slice 1.9g I Ultra Rare I Carbonaceous Chondrite

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  • $ 570.00



On Offer:  1.9 gram Bencubbin Meteorite Partial Slice
Type:  CBa Chondrite - Bencubbinite
Official name: Bencubbin
Description:  1.9g Bencubbin Meteorite Partial Slice. Found in 1930 in Western Australia. One of the rarest and most unusual of the chondrites. Bencubbin redefined what we thought a chondrite could be, and is of high importance to our understanding of this entire class of meteorites. Bencubbin is the type specimen for the Bencubbinite.   
What you get: 1.9g Bencubbin Meteorite Partial Slice, w/ signed Certificate of Authenticity
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ID: BENCUBBIN20170002
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Bencubbin
Basic information Name: Bencubbin
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1930
Country: Australia
Mass:help 118 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:   5th Edition   (2000)   Bencubbinite
MetBase:   v. 7.1   (2006)   CBa
Recommended:   CBa    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites classified as CBa.   

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