𝐆𝐞𝐛𝐞𝐥 𝐊𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐥. Iron, ungrouped. Mirror polished (5.9g)14/07/2022
𝐆𝐞𝐛𝐞𝐥 𝐊𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐥. Iron, ungrouped. Mirror polished (11.8g)14/07/2022
In 2008 a team of Italian and Egyptian scientists was studying the Egyptian desert aiming for archeological ruins with google Earth. Then they found a crater and next year an expedition was organized to reach it, recovering some iron meteorites.
It is estimated that the impact occurred 5000 years ago. Apparently the falling rock exploded at low altitude, forming a crater 45 meters in diameter and leaving many intricate meteorites scattered around it.
Gebel Kamil is classified as an iron ungrouped ataxite meteorite.
Coordinates: 22°01’06″N 26°05’16″E.
57,00€ – 205,00€