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27 March 2014

South Africa - Meteorite Collection of East London Museum Theft

South Africa - Meteorite Collection of East London Museum Stolen
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Stolen meteorites include-
Korra Korrabes Polished slice 101 grams
Monze- Complete stone 136 grams
Thuarte- Fusion crust with end piece having a cut face 60 grams
Sikhote Alin- Small complete iron Approx. 100 grams
North West Africa (NWA) 869- Whole slice 224 grams

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Stolen Meteorite-
Keetmanshoop Iron- Large encrusted iron Approx. 20 kg
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Stolen Meteorites-
Keetmanshoop Iron- Large encrusted iron Approx. 20 kg
Gibeon Iron- sliced and etched to show lines 818 grams


http://www.dispatch.co.za/news/organised-thieves-steal-museums-space-rocks/
http://www.ecr.co.za/post/valuable-east-london-museum-items-stolen/

Members of the public who may have any information about seven meteorites stolen from the natural history gallery are asked to contact Kevin Cole of the museum.

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