Namibian Silicated Iron
Item: 111.1 Dimensions: 215 x 130 x 8 mm Weight: 825 g
Partial/complete: Complete slice
Cube: ~15mm x 15mm x 15mm ≈ 15mm3


Country: Namibia
Region: Great Namaland
Found: 1991
Group: Iron
Type: Octahedrite
Class: IIIC, IAB-sLB
Total known weight: 22.27kg

A single mass of 22.272 kg was found in a mountainous region 7 km west of Maltahohe. Classification and analysis, Ni 10.7%, Ir 0.24 ppm, Ga 26 ppm, As 19 ppm, John T. Wasson, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024-1567, USA. Contains cm-sized silicate inclusions. Information and main mass, Marlin D. Cilz, Box 1063, Malta, MT 59538, USA.