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Tindouf Fall Meteorite - 4.2cm - 62gm

Lot reference 13170929
Tindouf Fall Meteorite - 4.2cm - 62gm

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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.

62 grams
42mm (1 3/4").
Very fine condition.

Provenance
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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UK, Royal mail 1st class recorded (2-3 working days)
Europe, Royal mail 1st class international recorded (5-7 working days)
Rest of world, Royal mail 1st class international recorded (5-10 working days)

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Reviews given: 34
Member since: September 28, 2015
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    pittb123 December 23, 2017

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    I still didn't got the item after a month and communication with the seller is very,very bad.
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    robertindiaan November 9, 2017

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    mooi beeldje. Goed verpakt en op tijd geleverd op adres (i.v.m. vakantie) dat aangegeven werd.
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    Joepp September 30, 2017

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    superbe, rapide et super bien emballé, je recommande ce vendeur
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    jedanz September 30, 2017

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    me110 September 29, 2017

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    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
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    mauricejonas September 25, 2017

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    Extremely bad communication.
    Catawiki can't even get a hold of him regarding my problems.
    Item arrived very damaged.
    Poorly packed for such a fragile specimen
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    DavidBrisholm September 19, 2017

  • one arrived detached from its base but apart from that all was good !

    staceyphillips September 7, 2017

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    Jammer dat twee motten hun achterlijf zijn verloren bij het transport. Voor het overige prima.
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    mweisink September 4, 2017

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    Good service, the Moths were damaged by transport
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    frankverdonk September 4, 2017

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    Received today in good order.txs Dagfinn
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    DamaM August 29, 2017

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    Fast dlivery. Super
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    CeesBurger August 25, 2017

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    Nice work and packing is perfect ! Thank you !
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    smalltiger August 25, 2017

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    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.
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    GuillaumeBarthelemy August 25, 2017

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    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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    Excellent . A recommander
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    laurenthoubart August 23, 2017

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    Just like in pictures, received the package in good conditions. Thanks!
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    Velatos August 19, 2017

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    Ok. Goed verpakt!
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    Chrival August 19, 2017

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    Erg matig verpakt, gewoon puur geluk dat alles goed gegaan is. Steen is, wat de foto's ook weergaven.
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    1Amadeus August 18, 2017

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    Rapide et efficace ! L'objet correspond à la description !
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    Stefane73170 August 9, 2017

  • Very fast and well packaged. Would buy again from them.

    Bidder3648 August 8, 2017

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Switzerland $32.46
United Kingdom $7.72
Rest of Europe $23.11
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