NWA 13487 Mésosidérite #2 – 6,2 g

103,44 $

NWA 13487 is a very nice fresh mesosiderite meteorite of only 58 grams.

Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13487 (NWA 13487)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019 Jun

Classification: Mesosiderite

History: Bought in Ensisheim in June 2019 from Norddine Azelmat.

Physical characteristics: A dark brown irregular stone.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Brecciated rock with a silicate fraction composed of plagioclase and low-Ca pyroxene (typical size 200 m), and less abundant Ca-pyroxene. Abundant contorted multi-mm sized metal grains (~30 vol%). Other minerals: troilite, merrillite, SiO2.

Geochemistry: Pyroxene Fs31.3±0.1Wo2.2±0.1, FeO/MnO = 24.1 (n=2). Plagioclase An91.6Ab8.2Or0.3 (n=2).

Classification: Mesosiderite.

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


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Category: SKU: dt-007-1-1-1-1-1


Nice endcut, beautiful texture.
Top quality !
Comes with certificate.

Additional information

Weight 6,2 g
Dimensions 3 × 1,5 × 1 cm