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Iron meteorite "Tamarugal"

Sven Traenkner, Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung2017-09-21

Senckenberg Nature Museum Frankfurt

Senckenberg Nature Museum Frankfurt

In 1903, a 320 kilograms iron meteorite was found in Chile, which received the official meteoric name "Tamarugal" and had landed 1.5 million years in the Atacama desert. The piece displayed weighs more than 12 kilograms.

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  • Title: Iron meteorite "Tamarugal"
  • Creator: Sven Traenkner, Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung
  • Date Created: 2017-09-21
  • Location: Atacama Desert, Chile
  • Rights: Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung
  • age: 4.5 billion years

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