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Wabar

Saudi Arabia
Found in 1932
Iron, IIIAB
Total mass : 2.55 tons

Specimen in collection :
9g individual

A meteorite fell about 6400 years ago in the desert of Saudi Arabia. It created 3 craters measuring 11m, 64m and 116m in diameter.

Known from the nomads for a long time, the area was rediscovered in 1932 by H. Philby a British explorer.

Additional information

Provenance

  • Geoff Notkin