This siderite was found in 1924 by Mr. James Lane at Weekeroo Station, Mannahill, South Australia (Lat. 32°16′S., Long. 139°52′E.). According to Mr. Lane, it was found "on the brow of a big hill resting on a quartz reef level with the surface."
It was a complete iron weighing 94.2 kg. (207.5 lb.), of which the main mass, weighing 47 kg., is in the collection of the Australian Museum. It measured approximately 50 cm. by 27 cm. by 19 cm.
The external appearance is typical of a siderite, the characteristic "thumbmarks" being present. The iron was cut into two portions along the major axis. Considerable difficulty was experienced in completing this work, which was carried out by the New South Wales Government Railway Workshops at Eveleigh....