- Meteorite Type: Stone (L3)
- Weight: 103.9 grams
- Approximate Measurements: 66 mm x 45 mm x 18 mm
- Additional Information: Fragment with smooth great shape! Stands up naturally as shown
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Ordinary Chondrite L3, Found in Mexico, 2013
History: El Tiro (meaning “the shot”) was discovered in January of 2013 by a gold prospector colleague of ours, close to the small settlement of El Tiro in Sonora, Mexico. Only a single stone was recovered with a total known weight of just 2.4 kilograms. The stone displayed gentle regmaglypts, weathering cracks, and a fair amount of fusion crust. El Tiro’s grey, blue and brown matrix exhibits abundant, multi-colored breccia clasts, metallic flakes, and dark chondrules. We acquired the entire mass from the finder and proceeded with classification. El Tiro is an Aerolite exclusive.