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NWA XXX 1,645g

$2,000.00

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  • Meteorite Type: Stone (Unclassified Chondrite)
  • Weight: 1,645 grams
  • Approximate Measurements: 95 mm x 86 mm x 93 mm
  • Additional Information: Superb regmaglypted, fusion-crusted individual.

1 in stock

SKU: NC-XX-21 Categories: , ,

Description

These stone meteorites were found in the Saharan Desert in Northwest Africa, likely by nomads. In order to classify them it would be necessary to cut off a section for analysis. Although they are exceedingly rare when compared to terrestrial rocks, these are the most abundant type of meteorite and are referred to as “common chondrites.” H and L (designating the amount of metal contained) type chondrites have been already extensively studied, and so these attractive stones have been left intact. Composed largely of spherical grain-like silicate chondrules, these stone meteorites were likely once part of the crust of a planet or large asteroid. Some academics believe that chondrules are older than the solar system!

Additional information

Weight 1645 g

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