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MISSING: 9.04 kilogram Sikhote-Alin shrapnel individual   More Info


 
NWA 5679   contributed by John Mixter, IMCA 5107   MetBul Link


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14.69 grams. 55 x 42 x 3 mm.   asdf

TKW 588 grams. Fall not observed. Purchased 2008, Morocco.

 


John writes:
S3 / W1

A beautiful L3 meteorite slice with a light-grayish matrix full of chondrules of various sizes and colors, flecks of meteoric metal (iron-nickel), and a number of interesting inclusions. The inclusions bear little resemblance to the host rock in visual appearance and petrologically, and were likely introduced through other asteroidal impact.


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Paul Swartz
 3/15/2020 10:44:35 AM
Thank you Anne. The Big Seven-Oh.
Anne Black
 3/14/2020 3:48:07 PM
Happy Birthday Paul!!!!! And many more, we need our Picture of the Day!! :-)
John Divelbiss
 3/14/2020 12:42:18 PM
very nice John and great photos...thanks!!
Bernd Pauli
 3/14/2020 8:19:29 AM
Nice one with several bleached chondrules a.k.a. bull's eye chondrules. They attest to aqueous processes on the parent asteroid!
Michael Hofmann
 3/14/2020 8:05:42 AM
Nice Xeno*s! Nicccce :)
 

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