- Meteorite Type: Eucrite, Impact Melt Breccia (Pending Classification)
- Weight: 15.9 grams
- Approximate Measurements: 48 mm x 38 mm x 4 mm
- Additional Information: Full slice
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Take advantage of pre-classification prices with this brand new eucrite melt breccia thought to have originated from asteroid Vesta! A breccia is a rock made up of fragments of other rocks that have been compressed or cemented together. Meteorite breccias show us that some meteorite parent bodies are, or were, active and have experienced some geologic processes similar to those found on Earth. The H.E.D (Howardite, Eucrite and Diogenite) classes of meteorites are thought to have Asteroid Vesta as their parent body, meaning they were once part of that asteroid.
The exteriors of these marvelous rocks are awesomely mottled and vesiculated/melt pocketed in appearance. While the interiors are a cluster of interesting mix of melt breccia set on a black groundmass. Captivating!