Northwest Africa 7457 156.6g


Meteorite Type: L5-melt breccia
Measurements: 134 mm x 106 mm x 5 mm

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SKU: AA-NWA7457-156.6 Category:


Ordinary chondrite, L5 melt breccia
Found in Northwest Africa, 2011

Northwest Africa 7457 is classified as L5 melt breccia, a material formed when extreme pressure and heat generated by a significant impact partially melts the parent rock. These meteorites show a deformed and melted matrix as a result of the collision. The total known weight of this rare meteorite is only 15.5 kilograms.

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Weight 162 g


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