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A Pallasite Meteorite

Found in 1822 close to imiliac, Atacama desert, Chile. An iron-stone pallasite meterorite. Fragment of iron matrix. In a similar specimen the metallic portions exhibits occaisional Widmanstätten figures. The sponge-like pores are apparently filled with chrysolite more or less decomposed.



The "Cohen" meteorite collection

Examples of some of the meteorites in our collection