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Erg Chech 003   contributed by Scott McGregor, IMCA 8154   MetBul Link

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7.3 gram end-cut, approximately 35 x 20 x 8 mm.   CR2

TKW 1100 grams. Fall not observed. Found in 2021 near the town of In Zghmir, Algeria.


Scott writes:
Provenance: Shun-Chung Yang

I love CR2’s and the best of them have both great color and visible metal content with armored (surrounded by metal) chondrules.

Pic 1: Cut surface, reflection minimized, showing a variety of orange-brown and multi-color chondrules. I haven’t seen many black-armored chondrules before (upper right) and curious if others know what the black material is.

Pic 2: Uncut surface, chondrules protruding

Pic 3: The best part of CR2’s—shiny metal armored chondrules in reflected light

Pic 4: What’s not to like—lots of interesting and armored chondrules and a smile (on the right)!

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