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La Ciénega meteorite

In 2007, Greg Bruce found a meteorite while prospecting for gold nuggets. The stone was partially buried in a dry wash near the abandoned mining community of La Ciénega in Sonora, Mexico. A thorough search with metal detectors of the surrounding area produced a second complete stone and six fragments.
Physical characteristics: The main mass is a regmaglypted stone with remnant fusion crust and a broken edge, weighing 6644 grams. The second stone weighd 490.6 g, and the remaining fragments total 497.8 g, for a total mass of 7632 g.

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30° 12' 7"N, 111° 56' 9"W

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