The Gao meteorite is an H5 chondrite. Thousands of stones fell on and around the village is Leo in southern Burkina Faso on March 5, 1960. Gao is a beautiful chondrite and is a very significant large fall.


510 gram individual:

Measures 96mm by 64mm by 61mm at widest points

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