Northwest Africa 8121 (L3.5)


Country: Northwest Africa
State/District:
Date of fall/find: Found 2013
Total known weight: 0.583 kg
Number of pieces: 1
Type: Ordinary chondrite
Shock stage: S2
Weathering stage: W2

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Well-formed, closely-packed, medium- to large-sized chondrules. One large genomict clast with similar characteristics was found. Olivine (Fa0.4-50.4; Cr2O3 in ferroan examples is 0.04-0.12 wt.%, mean 0.07 wt.%, s.d. 0.04 wt.%, N = 7), orthopyroxene (Fs2.1-24.9Wo1.0-1.6), subcalcic augite (Fs4.7Wo37.4), augite (Fs9.7Wo42.2), sodic plagioclase, chromite, altered kamacite and troilite.

Specimen ID#: 3053
Description: Full slice
Size: 9 x 4 x 0.3 cm
Weight: 22.7 gr
Price: US$ 180.00

 

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