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SERICHO METEORITO (Kenya, 2016). PALLASITA. Slice. - 26 g

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SERICHO METEORITO (Kenya, 2016). PALLASITA. Slice. - 26 g

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Habaswein, Kenya

Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite: SERICHO METEORITO (Kenya, 2016).
Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite: PALLASITA. Slice.
Weight: 26 g
Origin (Region/ City): Habaswein
Origin (Country): Kenya

Fantastic specimen to add to your collection. High quality slice! Do not miss this opportunity!

This pallasite initially was called Habaswein, a neighbouring city of the first found fragments. Finally, the meteorite was officially called Sericho, the area of Kenya where the impact took place. Pallasite are very scarce meteorites in which olivines are mixed in a metal matrix. They come from the mantle of great asteroids and they represent jus 1.7% of the known.

Two brothers were looking for their camels near the village of Habaswein in Kenya when they found several large stones with no relation to the surroundings. Upon checking their heavy weight and their iron content, the brothers concluded that these should be meteorites.

They spent some weeks collecting everything and took them home to Habaswein. After an investigation it turned out to be a meteorite!

We are IMCA (International Meteorites Collectors Association) members with number #7412, and as such we guarantee the authenticity of all our meteorites. Buy with warranties.

CRATER Meteorites.

Several years dedicated to the purchase, sale, analysis and classification of meteorites. We carry out exhibitions and informative talks in museums, universities and educational centers. We participate in several of the world's leading mineral and meteorological fairs: Ensisheim, Sainte-Marie aux Mines, Munich, Barcelona, ​​Madrid ...

We are members of IMCA (International Association of Collectors of Meteorites), with number # 7412, so all our products are authenticated and guaranteed for life.

We offer quality products, adapted to all types of economies. Our greatest desire is for you to enjoy your meteorite, as much as we dedicate ourselves to this exciting world of space rocks.

Having a meteorite is one of the best sensations we can feel: we have in our hands a small part of that great unknown Universe.

Our best wishes. Adrián Contreras.

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    Venditore professionale e corretto.
    L'oggetto è arrivato ottimamente imballato e con una bellissima borsetta per un'eventuale regalo e un piccolo ma bellissimo omaggio.
    Perfetto! 👍👍👍
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    Hi. I am happy about such a unique piece. Hard to imagine that the object is already so old. Everything great. best regards.
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    user-b22da72 November 17, 2019

  • Parfait comme prévu au top

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    Heel mooi armbandje, goed verpakt en mooi doosje erbij gekregen voor armbandje er in te doen.
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    I took the meteorite today it's perfect and Andrian sent me a very nice gift and thank's him for that,everything fine,thank you.
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    Excelente servicio. Muy profesional. Envío rápido y bien protegido.
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  • Parfait, tout à fait conforme. Envoi bien protégé. A recommander sans réserve. Merci beaucoup. Georges.

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    alles wie erklärt bestens verpackt erhalten- super!
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    Very fast shipping, and a beautiful, authentic meteorite. I also received a PDF with more information about this meteorite, and a signature with proof of authenticity. Full rating!
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    Well received in a good package!
    Got a small gift to it, which is appreciated.
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    Fantástico. Como siempre.
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    user-a5ebc67 October 31, 2019

  • Beautiful piece that was well packaged and arrived with a little present from the seller. I am very, very pleased with purchase. GREAT seller!!!

    user-74c0870 October 31, 2019

  • Superb as always!!!

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    very kind persone. beautyful item. gif a nice present 🙂👍⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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    Sympathique petite tranche, merci :)
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    glisda October 14, 2019

  • Very fast delivery. Super goods. As always.

    user-91f6eb7 October 9, 2019

  • I bought as a gift for somebody very close to me, the wrap, thecondition and the piece, inmaculate! Superb!
    They even gave me a tiny bag with desert sand.
    I highly recomend this people👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

    user-6725a3f October 9, 2019

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