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NWA 11921   contributed by Said Yousfi, IMCA 2973   MetBul Link

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5.95 grams.   Martian (polymict breccia)

TKW 7.7 grams. Fall not observed. Purchased by contributor in 2018 from a dealer in Zagora, Morocco.

From the MetBul:
Reportedly recovered in 2017 at the find site of NWA 7034.


Said writes:
Black Beauty is an exceptional meteorite. This meteorite is not alone as other stones of the same type have been found in the fall zone.

It is a Martian meteorite, certainly the rarest meteorite and the most interesting at the scientific level ever found. There are meteorite hunters who discovered it in Western Sahara.

It is the oldest rock on the planet Mars ever discovered and it contains more water than any other known Martian meteorite. Its texture is breccia and it is composed of an agglomerate of rocks of which each rock tells us an exciting story.

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otman maroc
 4/28/2019 7:48:30 AM
I am in Morocco and I need a buyer of meteorites email man3ot@gmail.com
Muhammad Shamseldean (Shams) From Egypt.
 4/25/2019 4:17:07 PM
Thank you Said. If you have more photos of this type of Black beauty please let us enjoy them and if you also have photos of thin sections, let us all see them. You can always send me photos of Martian meteorites to my email: mshamseldean13@gmail.com I am a meteorite hunter from the land of Nakhla (Egypt).
Sa*d yousfi
 4/25/2019 1:45:11 AM
Thank you so much.
Said Yousfi
 4/24/2019 2:15:48 PM
Many thanks
Mendy M Ouzillou
 4/24/2019 8:29:58 AM
Said, fantastic stone and good job getting this stone classified!
 4/24/2019 1:23:51 AM

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