Iron (IAB), Octaedrite (Of)
An iron mass of 444g was bought from a Moroccan dealer during the Hamburg Mineral Fair,
Germany, in 2004. The exact find location is not known.
Classification (J. Schlüter, Hamburg), NAA (B. Spettel, Mainz): Composition of the metal is
Co 4.82 mg/g, Ni 123 mg/g, Ga 26.8 µg/g, Ge 45.0 µg/g, As 13.5 µg/g, Ir 1.38 µg/g, Au 1.74
µg/g. The type specimen of 21.5 g is curated at the Mineralogical Museum Hamburg, the main mass
is with Andreas Gren, Hamburg.
Name : NWA 4233 Class : Iron IAB Region: Maroco Date : 2004 TKW : 444g
Beautifull, bright Thompson pattern with high contrast beetween crystals. Beautifull meteorite. Last full slices.