Ksar Ghilane 020 H6 #4 – 2,6 g

15,85 $

Ksar Ghilane 020 is a meteorite of type H6 that I found with my travel friend Claude Roy during an expedition in Tunisia near the Oasis of Ksar Ghilane on February 12, 2020, just before the Covid 19 pandemic.

To date only 80 meteorites have been discovered in Tunisia.

Writeup from MB 110 :

Ksar Ghilane 020 (KG 020) 32°52’59.5″N, 9°55’08.1″E

Quibili, Tunisia

Find: 2020 Feb 12

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6)

History: The meteorite was found by Jean Redelsperger and Claude Roy.

Physical characteristics: One main crusted fragment (96 g) and smaller fragments. Cut face reveals a brown interior.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Highly recrystallized chondrite with only relict chondrules and triple junctions. Plagioclase to 150 μm.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6)

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Jean Redelsperger.

 

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Description

Fragment.

Comes with certificate.

Additional information

Weight 2,6 g
Dimensions 2 × 1 × 0,6 cm
Form

Fragment