Northwest Africa 8129 (H4)


Country: Northwest Africa
State/District:
Date of fall/find: Found 2013
Total known weight: 0.61 kg
Number of pieces: 1
Type: Ordinary chondrite
Shock stage: S2
Weathering stage: W1

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Small, well-formed, closely-packed chondrules in a sparse matrix rich in stained metal. Olivine (Fa15.0-15.3), orthopyroxene (Fs13.3-14.8Wo0.4-0.6), subcalcic augite (Fs10.8Wo35.5; Fs14.1Wo27.1), sodic plagioclase, chromite, altered kamacite and troilite. The mafic silicate minerals in this specimen are among the most magnesian known in H chondrites.



ID#: 4511
Description: Main mass
Size: 8.5 x 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Weight: 404 gr

US$ 400.00

 

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