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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Rocks and Minerals ➔ Esterville Meteorite (thin Section)

Identifier:
2020.2.20
Description:

A mesosiderite (stony-iron meteorite) of petrologic class A and a metamorphic grade 3 or 4. 

The fall was witnessed on May 10, 1879, near Esterville, Iowa.

The two largest specimens recovered, weight 198 kilograms (437 pounds) and 68.5 kilograms (151 pounds).

Rights:

Maker/Donor
Excalibur Mineral Corporation
Related Place
Estherville
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