November’s Meteorite of the Month is Korra Korrabes, an ordinary (H3) chondrite found in 1996, in Namaland, Namibia.
According to the Meteoritical Bulletin (MB 85):
A 22 kg stone plus 11 smaller pieces totaling ~18 kg were found in 1996 November in a dry river bed by a farmer who was searching for Gibeon irons. People searching with metal detectors recovered hundreds of additional buried, more weathered pieces within 50 m of the original material since 2000 November, bringing the total mass to ~120–130 kg. The largest specimen was used in a garden wall until 2000 August.
To date, 140 kg of Korra Korrabes have been recovered.
This piece of Korra Korrabes measures 3 cm at its widest point. Photo: CMS/ASU.