Northwest Africa 10315 (CO3)


Country: Morocco
State/District: Zagora
Date of fall/find: Found 2015, February
Total known weight: 0.272 kg
Number of pieces: 1
Type: Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3)
Shock stage: S2
Weathering stage: W4

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The sample consists of about 60 vol% well-defined chondrule and chondrule fragments and inclusions (aggregates) and about 30-40 vol% of matrix and opaques. The sample has small chondrules and olivine and pyroxene are unequilibrated. All these observations are consistent with a CO3 classification. The olivines show undulatory extinction indicating shock stage S2. The sample is heavily weathered.



ID#: 4832
Description: Slice
Size: 6 x 4.5 x 0.3 cm
Weight: 14.1 gr

US$ 80.00

 

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