Bensour Meteorite 1.6g
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|Bensour LL6 Meteorite |
Bensour is an Ordinary chondrite (LL6). Individual stones were found as large as 9.2 kgs. Bensour stones are very pale grey with an intense black often shiny fusion crust. Though listed as a found meteorite there is good information that Bensour was a fall quickly recovered. There were eyewitness reports of a significant meteor event and the freshness of the stones indicates they were not exposed to the environment for long.