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Rancho Gomelia

Rancho Gomelia is an iron (IIIAB) meteorite found near Durango, Mexico, in 1975.  Two pieces, weighing a total of 15.65 kilograms, were recovered. This specimen of Rancho Gomelia measures approximately 8" in length, and displays an excellent Widmanstatten pattern (named for Count Alois von Beckh Widmanstatten, director of the Austrian Imperial Porcelain Works, in 1808), […]

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