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Meteorite In France

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Hi,

you may already be talking about it, but I still put some photos
two large meteorites discovered in France


the first goes back to 2010  (Mont-Dieu)
on an old impact site, in the forest
who gave a few years ago a 435 kilos (1994)
it is 364 kg / discovered by a prospector with a PI (siderite)

 

and another discovery late 2018
again, on a known impact site (since 1968)
it is the biggest piece discovered to date and the reccord of France
477 kg / contains 11% nickel

discovery also with a PI

with this piece of 477 kilos and all the others discovered since 1968
the impact site to deliver nearly 6 tons ...

 

 

1567572296_Mont-Dieu-JLBillard364kilos.JPG.3aab87488a53c074137d8862285949e5.JPG

179614411_Mont-Dieu-JLBillarddecouverteJUIN2010.JPG.a5cc581f7f99d22a7078a348055860f9.JPG
 

2138062367_2018-477kilosFrance.thumb.jpg.655cccf5b269a6a1278c9f68d883760e.jpg

 

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4 hours ago, LE.JAG said:

Hi,

you may already be talking about it, but I still put some photos
two large meteorites discovered in France


the first goes back to 2010  (Mont-Dieu)
on an old impact site, in the forest
who gave a few years ago a 435 kilos (1994)
it is 364 kg / discovered by a prospector with a PI (siderite)

 

and another discovery late 2018
again, on a known impact site (since 1968)
it is the biggest piece discovered to date and the reccord of France
477 kg / contains 11% nickel

discovery also with a PI

with this piece of 477 kilos and all the others discovered since 1968
the impact site to deliver nearly 6 tons ...

 

 

1567572296_Mont-Dieu-JLBillard364kilos.JPG.3aab87488a53c074137d8862285949e5.JPG

179614411_Mont-Dieu-JLBillarddecouverteJUIN2010.JPG.a5cc581f7f99d22a7078a348055860f9.JPG
 

2138062367_2018-477kilosFrance.thumb.jpg.655cccf5b269a6a1278c9f68d883760e.jpg

 

Wow, they're huge! They'd be worth a fortune wouldn't they? 

I cringe when I remember my earlier days detecting and am sure I've found a few small one's, tiny compared to those, and discarded them as junk. ?

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