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A Meteorite found by a famous nugget hunter !!

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Hi All

This rock and many smaller pieces were found by my friend and world famous Nugget Shooter . Our very own Bill Southern found the Triliby Wash meteorite. I twisted his arm real hard to get this stone. It's been on display at the Flandrau Mineral Museum on campus at the U of A and the Old Mining and Mineral in Phoenix . It would still be at the Flandrau had the new curator been more responsible. It is a very nice stone and no doubt there are many more pieces out there just waiting to be found. Bill now has his name in the meteoritical bulletin for ever. Congrads Billy !!

Happy Huntin

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I guess it’s a side that was more recently broken. Did they grind any windows into it?

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19 hours ago, Nugget Shooter said:

That was a good day and thank you John, if not for you I would have still been throwing them away as hot rocks :barnie:

Well you certainly turned that hot rock into a really nice cold find. 

Prospector Alchemy :oregonian_winesmiley:

Congrats on that ! 

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