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Tawallah Valley meteorite

2016-08-06

Geoscience Australia

Geoscience Australia
Symonston, Australia

In 1937 a nickel rich iron meteorite with a mass of 76kg was found about 80 kilometres north west of Borroloola, Northern Territory by a Mr Condon. It remained at the Borroloola Police Station for about 18 months. This specimen is the largest of the pieces into which this meteorite was cut. It weighs about 39 kilograms.

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  • Title: Tawallah Valley meteorite
  • Date Created: 2016-08-06
  • Contributor: Chris Fitzgerald (photographer)
  • Rights: Geoscience Australia / CC-BY 4.0
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