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7 57' N, 8 05' E

Benue River, Nigeria

Octahedrite,medium(IA) with Silicate inclusions.

Fell in the spring of 1927, people in the area heard the fall, but could not pinpoint the exact date. A single piece was recovered, it was reported that at least one other had fallen. Shown is the etched side of a 11.8 gram part slice.

Click here for magnified view of a green inclusion.