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Gao Guenie meteorite. H5 chondrite.

Gao Guenie meteorite. H5 chondrite

Gao Guenie meteorite. H5 chondrite

Characteristics

Weight

20,2 grams

Observed fall

Burkina Faso, 5 March 1960

$40

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Description

On March 5, 1960 at 17 local time near the village of Gao, Burkina Faso, three detonations were heard in the sky and many stones started falling over a 70km² area. Locals reported damaged buildings and the explosion was heard up to 100km away. It is classified as an H5 chondrite meteorite.

Certificate of authenticity included. IMCA 5591.

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