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Wabar Impactite

Wabar Impactite

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Wabar Impactite.


Description- An intriguing grey and white specimen. One side has a smooth finished appearance with segments that appear stretched as though they flowed. The reverse face, has a portion of slightly layered white insta-rock surrounded by foamy material. This individual also featured a small natural hole. 

Location The meteorite impact in the Empty Quarter (Rub' al Khali) in southern Saudi Arabia.

Weight- 5.5 grams

Measurements- 42 mm x 28 mm x 14 mm

Additional information:

Three craters have been documented though very little material has come out of this site, and now the craters are covered over by the ever-shifting sand dunes. These pieces came from a collection that has been in storage for about 20 years; an American working in Saudi Arabia for 30 years visited the craters 3 times in the 1990s, bringing back to the States some material. This is what remains of his collection.