Rare Carbonaceous Chondrite
Item: 95.1 Dimensions: 33 x 30 x 20 mm Weight: 13.8 g
Partial/complete: Complete
Cube: ~15mm x 15mm x 15mm ≈ 15mm3


Country: Tanzania
Region: Mbeya
Fell: 1938, December 16, 17:30 hrs
Group: Stone
Type: Carbonaceous Chondrite
Class: CI1
Total known weight: 704.5g

Two or three stones fell at Ivuna, near the W shore of Rukwa, one of 704.5g was recovered, Ann. Rep. Geol. Div. Tanganyika Terr., 1940, p.22 (M.A.8-58), F.Oates, Tanganyika Notes and Records, 1941, 12, p.28 (M.A.8-373), M.H.Hey, Cat. Met., 1966, p.217. Mentioned, J.R.Harpum, Rec. Geol. Surv. Tanganyika for 1961, 1965, 11, p.54. Analysis, 19.01% total Fe, H.B.Wiik, GCA, 1956, 9, p.279. Uranium content, D.E.Fisher, GCA, 1972, 36, p.15. Noble gas isotopic variations, D.C.Black, GCA, 1972, 36, p.377. Partial INAA, R.A.Schmitt et al., Meteoritics, 1972, 7, p.131. Volatile trace element abundances, D.R.Case et al., GCA, 1973, 37, p.19. Trace element data, U.Kr