For Sale IconBur-Abor IIIAB Iron Meteorites for Sale

Location: Northeastern province, Kenya (3° 59'N, 41° 39'E)

Found: 1997 November 27

Classification: Iron, medium octahedrite (IIIAB)

Description: About 50 fragments totaling 280–300 kg, the largest weighing >250 kg, were found by a family after they heard an explosion and saw a cloud of dust. Nearby banana trees were broken, and some contained embedded metal shards. However, the recovered iron meteorite is too weathered to be consistent with a recent date of fall. Description (M. Genge, NHM) and composition (J. Wasson, UCLA): band width, 0.95 mm; Widmanstätten structure exposed on outer surface; Ni content of kamacite, 6 ± 0.5 wt%; bulk metal, Co = 0.513 wt%, Ni = 7.99 wt%; Ga = 20.9 ppm; As = 6.24 ppm; Ir = 0.774 ppm, Au = 0.83 ppm.

Click here to see the British Natural History Museum write-up on their sample.

Link to Meteoritical Bulletin Database.

# BUR4-1 # BUR4-11 # BUR4-12 # BUR4-8 About Scale:  Each photo has a small one centimeter cube.  That's a little less than a half inch on a side.  The coin above is a US dime.
Weight: 4.1 gm Weight: 4.1 gm Weight: 4.1 gm Weight: 4.8 gm
Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice
Price: $46 Price: sold Price: $46 Price: $53

# BUR5-7 # BUR6-5 # BUR36-4 # BUR39-3 # BUR48-9
Weight: 5.7 gm Weight: 6.5 gm Weight: 36.4 gm Weight: 39.3 gm Weight: 48.9 gm
Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice Features: Slice Features: Slice Features: Slice
Price: $62 Price: sold Price: sold Price: $398 Price: $494

# BUR232-6
Weight: 232.6 gm
Features: End
Price: $1900