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Bassikounou, Mauritania W Africa, Oct 16th 2006


This new chondrite fall from Bassikounou, Mauritania in W. Africa. Fell 4am Oct 16th 2006. Two hundred kilos recovered. A very remote area of Sahel desert near Mali. Check out the "38" size iron slug stuck into/out of the stone.Fresh black fusion crust covers both,with flow lines on the "bullet"!

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