Northwest Africa 4844 (EL-melt rock)


Country: Northwest Africa
State/District:
Date of fall/find: Found 2007
Total known weight: 1.2 kg
Number of pieces: 1
Type: Enstatite chondrite (type 3)

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Highly recrystallized rock. No relict chondrule was observed. Main minerals are enstatite with typical size 150 µm and plagioclase to 100 µm. Metal and sulfides (including daubréelite) are found as µm sized spherical grains. Abundant vesicles with typical size 50 µm. Abundant terrestrial weathering products.

Specimen ID#: 4415
Description: Slice
Size: 2.7 x 2.2 x 0.2 cm
Weight: 3.5 gr
Price: US$ 15.00

 

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