0.639g part slice. Sold in collection box with label/certificate of authenticity. * Provenance : Bruno Fectay & Carine Bidaut *
DISCOVERY OF THE BOUVANTE-LE-HAUT, FRANCE, STONY METEORITE
Place of find: 100 m SE. of Bouvante Lake, commune of Bouvante-le-Haut, Drome, France.
Date of find: July 30, 1978.
Class and type: Stone. Ca-rich achondrite. Eucrite.
Number of individual
Total weight: 8.3 kg.
Circumstances of find: Found by M. Luc Ezingeard, a police officer of Saint-Jean-enRoyans (Drome, France), while picnicking with his family near the lake at Bouvante. The stone, coated with a black glaze, was recovered from a hole 25 cm across and 50-60 cm deep. Attempts to find other similar stones in the area were unsuccessful.
Sources: Dr. F. Kraut and Dr. K.D. Phan, Ecole Nationale Superieur des Mines, 60 Boulevard Saint-Michel, 75272 Paris, Cedex 06, France.