NWA 10241 LL3 #3 – 9,3 g

62,53 $

NWA 10241 is a beautiful LL3 chondrite of only 495 grams.

Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10241 (NWA 10241)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015 Jan

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

History: Bought by Jean Redelsperger from Lahcen Ait Ha in Erfoud in January 2015.

Physical characteristics: Eight irregular gray fragments without fusion crust. Chondrules are clearly visible at the surface. Cut surface shows closely packed large chondrules, with little weathering.

Petrography: Well-defined closely packed chondrules. Chondrule mesostasis devitrified.

Geochemistry: Olivine range Fa5.8-39.6. Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine 0.15±0.12 wt%. Orthopyroxene range Fs6.1-14.0.

Classification: LL3

Specimens: 23.5 g at CEREGE. Main mass with Jean Redelsperger. Another 804 g stone exists with the seller, that is not accounted for here.

In stock

Categories: , SKU: dt-016-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-2-1-1-1-1-1-2-3-2-1-1-1-1

Description

Nice endcut with blue chondrules.

Comes with certificate.

 

 

Additional information

Weight 9.3 g
Dimensions 2.5 × 1.5 × 1.5 cm
Form

Endcut