NWA 7457 181.2g


Meteorite Type: Stone, L5
Approximate Measurements: 134 mm x 120 mm x 5 mm
Additional Information: This large full slice highlights L5 chondrite clasts in a shock-darkened matrix. The clasts are just slightly lighter in color than the background. This piece contains a significant amount of metal flakes for a L chondrite.

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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 181.2 g


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