Meteor P.4


Established 1982

METEORITES PAGE 4

Updated 8 August 2014

BACHMUT - Witnessed Fall  

 

After detonations, a single stone fell on 15 February 1814 near Bachmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, and was recovered. Classified as an L6 chondrite, most of the material is in the Gorkii Museum and seldom seen in the meteorite collector's market. The partial slice offered here has been well prepared, weighs 1.05 grams, and is priced at SOLD Bachmut, 1.05 gms.jpg (32242 bytes)

BANDONG, Indonesia - Witnessed Fall  SOLD

BANTEN, Indonesia - Witnessed Fall  SOLD

BAREA, Spain - Witnessed Fall  SOLD

BARWELL, England - Witnessed Fall  SOLD

BASSIKOUNOU, Mauritania - Witnessed Fall

This meteorite fell near the village of Bassikounou in southeastern Mauritania during the early morning of 16 October 2006. Only a single stone was recovered and eventually transported to Germany in November 2006 where it was sold to meteorite enthusiast Hanno Strufe, and became known as the El Moichine mass. The meteorite was documented and classified as an H5 chondrite. In February 2007 additional pieces were recovered and made available to the meteorite market. The partial slices offered here are from the initial find El Moichine mass and are pristine non-weathered specimens. The whole stone originally came from Michael Farmer and priced less than the original owner paid for it.

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Partial stone, ~99% crusted, 19.0 grams, $170.00
Bassikounou, 3.590 gms.jpg (28693 bytes)
3.590 grams, $36.00
Bassikounou, 3.357 gms.jpg (31201 bytes)
3.357 grams, $33.50
Bassikounou, 4.433 gms.jpg (28511 bytes)
4.433 grams, SOLD, crust on upper edge
Bassikounou, 3.163 gms.jpg (29505 bytes)
3.163 grams, $38.00, crust on upper edge
Bassikounou, 4.631 gms.jpg (30996 bytes)
4.631 grams, SOLD
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2.485 grams, $25.00

BASZKOWKA, Poland - Witnessed Fall

 

A single oriented stone fell in the village of Baszkowka, Warszawa. Poland, on 25 August 1994. The stone has such well defined regmaglypts that only a small piece was removed for analysis. Therefore, less than 50 grams was released and I was fortunate to have something the Geological Institute in Warsaw needed in trade. The Institute will cut no more. Classified as an L6 chondrite and impossible to obtain from Poland, this rare partial slice of 1.34 grams was removed from the slice I received from the Geological Institute. It is priced at a reasonable $350.00. Baszkowka meteorite.jpg (1487813 bytes)
Scan of page from calendar showing photo of meteorite 
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BATH, Kentucky - Witnessed Fall

 

After detonations, a single stone fell on 29 August 1892 in Brown County, Kentucky, and was subsequently classified as an H4 chondrite, brecciated. The specimen offered here originally came from Martin Horejsi and has been in my collection for several years. I obtained a larger specimen for my collection so this nice crusted micro is for sale for SOLD. This specimen weighs 0.136 grams. Bath, 0.136 gms.jpg (34310 bytes)

BATH FURNACE, Kentucky - Witnessed Fall  SOLD

BATTLE MOUNTAIN, Nevada

 

This meteorite fell on 2 October 2012 in Humboldt County, Nevada. At least 23 small stones totaling ~2.9 kg were recovered. Battle Mountain was classified as an L6 chondrite. The partial slice shown here weighs 0.70 grams, has crust on the upper edge, and is priced at a reasonable SOLD Battle Mtn, 0.70 gms.jpg (25079 bytes)

BAXTER, Missouri - Witnessed Fall  SOLD

BEARDSLEY, Kansas - Witnessed Fall  SOLD

BEAVER CREEK, Canada - Witnessed Fall  SOLD

BENGUERIR, Morocco -
Witnessed Fall

 

A meteor shower was witnessed to fall near Benguerir, Morocco, on 22 November 2004. About 25 kg of this material was recovered. Benguerir is classified as an LL6 chondrite. These well cut partial slices will be a welcome addition to someone's meteorite collection. 

Benguerir, 5.514 gms.jpg (33105 bytes)
5.514 grams, crust, $38.60
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3.2 grams, $22.40

BENSOUR, Algeria/Morocco - Witnessed Fall

 

Bensour, 1.460 gms.jpg (205513 bytes)
1.46 grams, $10.20
This meteorite was seen to fall by several eyewitness accounts by nomads in the border region of Algeria and Morocco on 11 February 2002. This was a significant fall of many stones. Bensour is classified as an LL6 chondrite, with very pale gray color.  Bensour frags, 5.0 gms.jpg (70872 bytes)
5.0 grams of fragments, $30.00
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1.57 grams, $11.00

BENTON, Canada - Witnessed Fall

 

Two stones fell in the Porten Settlement, New Brunswick, Canada, on 16 January 1949. Classified as an LL6 chondrite, brecciated, most of the Benton meteorite is locked away in Geological Survey Museum in Ottawa. Seldom available, Benton is one of those difficult to obtain locations. The specimen available here originally came from NEMS, weighs 0.312 grams and is priced at $150.00, which is less than the original owner paid for it, Benton, 0.313 gms.jpg (29110 bytes)

BERDUC, Argentina - Witnessed Fall  

 

The Meteoritical Bulletin states that this meteorite fell on 6 April 2008 in and around the village of Berduc, Entre Rios, Argentina. Eyewitness accounts indicated the fireball was large and many pieces were noted to have fallen. Pieces struck homes, greenhouses, a water tower, and a store in the area. Berduc is a beautiful L6 meteorite and pristine specimens have gorgeous black fusion crust. The specimens offered here come from a collection I purchased. The partial slices are from a complete stone I cut and are as nice as you will find.

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1.17 grams, full slice, SOLD

Berduc, 4.184 gms.jpg (33334 bytes)
4.184 grams, crusted full slice, $56.50

Berduc, 23.7 gms.jpg (61532 bytes)
23.7 grams, near
complete stone, ~99% fusion crusted, $285.00.

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1.48 grams, full slice, $20.00
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2.00 grams, full slice, $27.00
Berduc, 1.78 gms.jpg (27838 bytes)
1.78 grams, full slice, $24.00
Berduc, 1.95 gms.jpg (30403 bytes)
1.95 grams, full slice, $26.30
Berduc, 1.63 gms.jpg (30471 bytes)
1.63 grams, full slice, SOLD
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2.78 grams, end cut, $37.50

BERLANGUILLAS, Spain - Witnessed Fall  SOLD

BERTHOUD, Colorado - Witnessed Fall

 

A single stone of 960 grams was recovered about 4 km east of Berthoud, Weld County, Colorado, on 5 October 2004. Berthoud is classified as an achondrite, Eucrite, monomict, breccia. The specimen offered here originally came from Edwin Thompson, weighs 3.52 grams, is enclosed in a 5 by 5 cm plastic box. It is priced at SOLD which is considerably less than the previous owner paid for it. Berthoud, 3.52 gms.jpg (93507 bytes)

BILANGA, Burkina Faso - Witnessed Fall  SOLD

BISHOPVILLE, South Carolina - Witnessed Fall  SOLD

BLACKWELL, Oklahoma - Witnessed Fall

 

A mass of 2381 grams fell in Kay County, Oklahoma, in May 1906, and was used as a doorstop for 28 years. Less than 100 grams is available outside the Smithsonian Museum. Blackwell is an L5 chondrite and nearly impossible to obtain. The specimen offered here weighs 0.80 grams and is priced at a reasonable $320.00.  Blackwell, 0.80 gms.jpg (26747 bytes)

BLANKET, Texas - Witnessed Fall  SOLD

BONDOC, Philippines 

 

This meteorite was found on the Bondoc Peninsula, Luzon Island, Philippines, in 1956, and was classified as a stony-iron, Mesosiderite, group B4. Bondoc is a nice looking Mesosiderite. The partial slices offered here were cut from a larger slice I obtained in a collection I purchased. Bondoc, 1.60 gms.jpg (27975 bytes)
1.60 grams, $19.00
Bondoc, 3.69 gms.jpg (26206 bytes)
3.69 grams, SOLD
Bondoc, 4.0 gms.jpg (80012 bytes)
6.4 grams, in a 5 cm by 5 cm clear plastic box, $57.60
Bondoc, 4.0 gms.jpg (80012 bytes)
4.0 grams, in a 5 cm by 5 cm clear plastic box, $48.00

BOUVANTE, France 

 

The Bouvante meteorite impacted about 100 meters Southeast of Lake Bouvante in Drome, Bouvante-le-Haut, France, and was found on 30 July 1978. It weighed 8.3 kg and was classified as an achondrite, monomict Eucrite, brecciated. The main mass resides in the Natural History Museum in Paris, and most of the remaining material is locked away in meteorite repositories. This is not an easy location to acquire. The specimen offered here weighs 0.05 grams and is priced at SOLD Bouvante, 0.05 gms.jpg (28789 bytes)

BOVEDY, Northern Ireland - Witnessed Fall  

 

The Bovedy meteorite fell on 25 April 1969 and is classified as an L3 chondrite, unequilibrated, brecciated. One stone fell in Sprucefield, County Antrim, and a second larger stone in Bovedy, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Several inquires prompted me to locate additional material and I was fortunate to acquire a specimen from a reputable meteorite repository. These partial slices are priced considerably less than some dealers prices. Bovedy, 1.936 gms.jpg (23475 bytes)
1.936 grams, crust on lower edge, SOLD
Bovedy, 2.530 gms.jpg (24375 bytes)
2.530 grams, SOLD
Bovedy, 5.472 gms.jpg (29684 bytes)
5.427 grams, $950.00

BRAHIN, Byelarus  SOLD

BREJA, Algeria - Witnessed Fall

On the morning of 1 May 2010 many people witnessed a very bright bolide accompanied by a sonic boom. Nomads recovered the meteorite fall material from Algeria and transported it to Morocco where the material was sold. Most likely an LL6, this material has fresh black fusion crust, with a light gray matrix and some metal inclusions. Another beautiful meteorite from an area which seems to receive more than it's fair share of falls. Breja, 4.43 gms.jpg (57181 bytes)
4.43 grams, crust, SOLD in 5 by 5 cm box
Breja, 2.48 gms.jpg (26324 bytes)
2.48 grams, crust, $24.80
Breja, 2.62 gms.jpg (29507 bytes)
2.62 grams, SOLD

BROWNFIELD, Texas  SOLD

BUZZARD COULEE, Canada - Witnessed Fall 

The Meteoritical Bulletin states that a bright fireball was observed across Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, Canada, during the twilight of 20 November 2008. Several security and all-sky cameras recorded the event. The fall of this H4 chondrite in the Wilton Rural Municipality of Saskatchewan was a major phenomenon in Canada and it was not until 27 November 2008 that the first meteorites were recovered off the ice of a frozen pond. The partial slices and end cuts offered here have excellent fusion crust. The stone I cut was in the collection I recently purchased, and originally came from McCartney Taylor. I have a copy of the approved export permit (Number 106928). 

Buzzard Coulee, 4.83 gms.jpg (36527 bytes)4.83 grams, SOLD Buzzard Coulee, 2.89 gms.jpg (36195 bytes)
2.89 grams, end cut, SOLD
Buzzard Coulee, 0.846 gms.jpg (29081 bytes)
0.846 grams, crust, $15.00
Buzzard Coulee, 1.27 gms.jpg (27854 bytes)
 1.27 grams, 
SOLD
Buzzard Coulee, 2.21 gms.jpg (30915 bytes)
 2.21 grams,  SOLD
Buzzard Coulee, 2.38 gms.jpg (34311 bytes)
 2.38 grams,  SOLD
Buzzard Coulee, 2.15 gms.jpg (29324 bytes)2.15 grams, SOLD Buzzard Coulee, 2.29 gms.jpg (31756 bytes)
2.29 grams, SOLD
Buzzard Coulee, 2.81 gms.jpg (30638 bytes)
 2.81 grams,  SOLD
Buzzard Coulee, 2.070 gms.jpg (25054 bytes) 2.070 grams, SOLD Buzzard Coulee, 3.08 gms.jpg (40035 bytes)
3.08 grams, $46.20

BLANK