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NWA 12675 (112.5 gram)

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[ Meteoritical Bulletin Database ]


Classification: Chondrite CV3 S2 / W-moderate
Place/Time: 2019 in Assamakka, Niger
Mass: 3.6kg

History: The meteorite was purchased from a local meteorite dealer in Assamakka, Niger.
Physical characteristics: Large brownish to greenish individual without fusion crust.
Petrography: Carbonaceous chondrite composed of chondrules (mean diameter about 1 mm; up to 3 mm sized), CAIs (up to 8 mm sized), and olivine amoeboids all set into a fine-grained almost black matrix. Type II chondrules are absent. Many chondrules show reddish staining due to terrestrial weathering and cracks are filled with alteration products.

All slices both side mirror polished, only 3.8mm thin