Meteorite: 3.95 Kilo Zhob Windowed Individual (rare H3-4 Fall)
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Meteorite: 3.95 Kilo Zhob Windowed Individual (rare H3-4 Fall):
HI all! My name is Mark Lyon, and I’m a member of the International Meteorite Collectors Association, member number 6752. My business model is to buy in bulk and turn over inventory quickly (often through no-reserve sales) giving you the best possible prices. When you finish looking at this, please look at my other sales and sales, and feel free to contact me if you don't see exactly what you are looking for. Up for sale here is a 3.95 kilo Zhob windowed individual (rare H3-4 fall)Here is what the metbull says about it ZhobBasic informationName: Zhob This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name. Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite. Observed fall: Yes, confirmed fall Year fell: 2020 Country: Pakistan Mass: 18.96 kg Classification history:Recommended: H3-4 [explanation] This is 1 of 19 approved meteorites classified as H3-4. [show all] Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3) Comments:Approved 23 Feb 2020WriteupWriteup from MB 109: Zhob 31°22’N, 69°34’EBaluchistan, PakistanConfirmed fall: 2020 Jan 9Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3-4)History: (M. Farmer, Arizona) A bright fireball followed by sonic booms was seen and heard around the northern part of the Baluchistan province of Pakistan, approximately 6:30 pm local time on 9 January 2020. Shortly thereafter, a stone fell through a house in a local village of the Mando Khel tribal area ~12 km NE of Zhob, Zhob District, Baluchistan province, Pakistan. The largest stone was found shortly after the fall by goat herders. Two more stones were subsequently found in this area.Physical characteristics: To date, four fusion-crusted stones have been found: 6.309, ~5.5, 4.924, and 2.231 kg. The stones are blocky to rounded, with broad shallow regmaglypts, and covered with black matte fusion crust. The 6.309 kg stone is broken, exposing ~15 × 9 cm of the interior, which displays a breccia of rounded to sub-rounded, light-colored clasts in a light-gray matrix. The clasts range from 1 cm to 5 × 4 cm. The stone is easy to break and weakly consolidated. The measured density of a 24 g fragment that contains both the lithologies is 3.18 g/cm3.Petrography: (L. Garvie, ASU) The exposed surface of the 6.309 kg stone has an earthy luster, with scattered small (