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Imilac Pallasite

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Contributed by jnmczurich, IMCA 2391.

jnmczurich writes:

This end section is a part of a 19 kg mass, found within the Imilac strewn field in 1986. One of the pictures shows the original impact crater with the 19 kg individual/fragment looking some few centimeters out of the soil of the crater basement. Diameter of the crater is 80 cm.

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