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Lot 29: A PERFECTLY ORIENTED METEORITE NWA 11480, H6 Sahara Desert, North West Africa

This is a perfectly parabolic oriented ellipsoidal meteorite. It is covered in fusion crust, the result from burning through the atmosphere, except from where the classification repository sample was removed on the reverse. Providing a window to this meteorite’s internal matrix, the cut face reveals a surface with many fine grains of the iron-nickel metals kamacite and taenite, along with... read more
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07 Feb 15:00 - 14 Feb 15:28
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