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Meteorite - Gebel Kamil
This is an excellent example of a 130.8 gram type Gebel Kamil. The Gebel Kamil meteorite collided with the Earth about 5000 years ago. The meteorite created during the impact a crater of 45 m and 16 m deep. The largest found fragment weighed 83 kg. This meteorite is classified as "Ataxite", a rare kind of iron meteorite rich of nickel.
Gebel Kamil, East Uweinat desert
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