CV3 Chondrite | NWA 12800
5.15 g. | Full slice | NWA 12800 | CV3, S2, W - Low
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1700, Sofia, Bulgaria
Full slice of NWA 12800, CV3, S2, W - Low
Meteorite Name: Northwest Africa 12800
Abbreviation: NWA 12800
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Main Mass: 250 g.
Type, group, subgroup: Stone, ordinary chondrite, CV3
Specimen Weight: 5.15 grams
Approximate Measurements: 35 mm x 29 mm x 3 mm
Physical characteristics: Fifteen dark-grayish fragments with some fusion crust.
Petrography: Carbonaceous chondrite composed of chondrules (mean diameter about 0.8 mm; up to 3 mm sized), CAIs, and olivine amoeboids all set into a fine-grained almost black matrix. Type II chondrules are absent.
|Fayalite (mol%):||10.5±12.7 (0.4-44.3, n=18)|
|Ferrosilite (mol%):||1.3±0.1 (1.1-1.5, n=13)|
|Wollastonite (mol%):||0.8±0.1 (0.8-1.0, n=13)|
Full slice with remain fusion crust.
The meteorite is treated and polished without aggressive abrasives or chemicals that can damage it.
We have developed a gentle approach to handling our meteorites.
Elegant slices worthy of any collection.
Arrives with a certificate of authenticity. IMCA #6460
Note: The meteorite is sold without the scale cube.
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