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from 8 September 2018

 
NWA 4460   contributed by Solar Anamnesis   MetBul Link


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Thin section between crossed polarizers.   L3

TKW 1584 grams. Fall not observed. Found 2006, Algeria.

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Solar writes:
A cool looking L3 chondrite without much description in the bulletin. It does make a nice photography target and the images I took turned out surprisingly well. The scattered black inclusions are especially worth exploring.


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Josh
 4/23/2022 6:11:31 AM
It seems that there is also a BO spherical chondrule(Figure 2).
Josh
 4/23/2022 6:07:44 AM
It seems that there is also a BO spherical particle(Figure 2).
Josh
 4/23/2022 6:05:33 AM
It seems that there is also a Bo spherical particle(Figure 2).
Josh
 4/23/2022 6:03:47 AM
It seems that there is also a Bo spherical particle.
Josh
 4/23/2022 6:00:42 AM
Well, there seems to be a furnace strip like olivine pellet inside.
Bernd Pauli
 1/27/2022 12:50:15 PM
Yes, a very interesting L3 (L3.5?) chondrite. 5 specimens + 3 thin sections in my collection!
 

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