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An MPOD Classic
from 8 December 2013

Tissint   contributed by John Sinclair   MetBul Link

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120 gram individual.   Martian (shergottite)

TKW 7 kg. Observed fall July 18, 2011, near Tata, Morocco.


John writes:
From a private collection. About 98% fusion crusted.

This Tissint sits up nicely for display and exhibits a nearly complete black, glassy fusion crust.

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NWA 859 (Taza)
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Andi Koppelt
 12/8/2018 1:15:48 PM
Lovely meteorite, terrific size, marvelous stone.
 12/8/2018 10:03:54 AM
Beautiful and breathtakingly large Tissint stone.
Ben Fisler
 12/8/2018 9:50:39 AM
Superior photography of a very pretty specimen. Thanks.
 12/8/2018 4:38:41 AM
Wonderful large example.

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