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My son had his first official hunt today on some private property in New Mexico. He was looking for old coins with the whites sst I gave him earlier this year, no coins but he dug this 9 1/2 ounce possible meteorite about 10 inches down. My son said a two pound confirmed meteorite was found very nearby fairly recently that looks exactly the same. 

My son said the detector just screamed when the coil went over it.

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This is the confirmed rio rancho meteorite found in the same area a few years ago, by the kid hunting with a metal detector his grandfather made him.

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Yea kinda looks like the same rock....you going to have it checked?

 

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He planning on taking it to the university of New Mexico same place that did the other one the kid found.

l sure hope its real for him cause he's totally hooked now on detecting and will be out hunting again tomorrow, he likes just finding stuff and this would be a pretty good start.

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