- Meteorite Type: Rumuruti (R4)
- Meteorite Weight: 52.4 grams
- Approximate Measurements: 50 mm x 40 mm x 22 mm
- Additional Information: End cut in glass front display box, includes original RA Langheinrich Meteorite Collection and Aerolite Meteorites identification cards. Abundant chondrules are visible in the piece’s lovely interior. Especially discernible in this specimen are shock veins, resulting from high pressures fracturing the meteorite’s matrix.
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Rumuruti (R4), found in Northwest Africa, 2001
Northwest Africa 800
Year and place of purchase: Taconite, 2001
The total know weight of this unusual meteorite type is a low 198.4 grams. This is one of 55 approved meteorites classified as R4. The R chondrite is one of the five classes of chondrite meteorites, and is of the most rare types.