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NWA 12816 (23.70 gram)

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[ Meteoritical Bulletin Database ]


Classification: Chondrite CO3 S1, W2
Place/Time: 2019 in Berj el mokhtar, Algeri
Mass: 2024g

Petrography: The meteorite shows a dark brownish to black interior and is composed of abundant small chondrules, CAIs, and mineral fragments set into a fine-grained matrix. Chondrules are dominantly porphyritic type I with a mean diameter of about 0.2 mm. Some sulfides and FeNi metal are present in matrix and chondrules.

Specimen condition:  Full slice, 75x60mm and only 2.2mm thin