Tindouf, Algeria, North West Africa
One of the most interesting chondrites found in northwest Africa; a much studied meteorite, classified variously as L4 to L6, with some examples showing brecciation and higher metal content than others; this example seems to be an L4/5 and shows some regmaglypting and primary fusion crust.
42mm (1 3/4").
Very fine condition.
Found near Tindouf, Algeria, North West Africa. Literature Classified as NWA 869, published in Meteoritical Bulletin #90 as an L4-6 fragmental breccia with a Shock Rating of S3 and a Weathering Level of W1. A 189.3 g type specimen is on deposit at UCLA. Footnotes Chondrite is a type of meteorite containing mineral spheres called chondrules. Most chondrites are believed to originate in the asteroids that orbit the sun between Jupiter and Mars.
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Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Very satisfied with the package. 1 beetle had gone leaking within its seal, but that can happen. The rest of the specimens look gooed, and some even contain multiple. This is gonna give me a lot of pp
one arrived detached from its base but apart from that all was good !
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.déçu par l'article et par le magasin,j'ai reçu mon colis et les papillons était cassé. J'envoie un email au magasin et aucune réponse. Manque de professionnalisme.I have not received your email via catawiki, but i will contact you today to solve any problem with the specimens. I am very sorry for any inconvenience. thank you - Joseph
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