Rio Limay (L5)


Country: Argentina
State/District: Rio Negro Province
Date of fall/find: Found 1995, August 05
Total known weight: 280 kg
Number of pieces: 1
Type: Ordinary chondrite, shock darkened

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A large stone of 280kg was found by O.A.Turone and C.Oddi about 24 km NE of Quinihuau; mineralogy and classification (B.Mason, Smithsonian Institution), olivine Fa23, pyroxene Fs19, shock features include black color, deformed chondrules and granulated minerals, J.N.Grossman, Met. Bull. 80, MAPS, 1996, 31, p.A176.



ID#: 4877
Description: Slice
Size: 3.5 x 2.5 x 0.7 cm
Weight: 14.58 gr

US$ 90.00

 

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