Classification: Chondrite CK4 S2 / W low
Place/Time: 2021 in Morocco
Mass: 600 grams
History: The meteorite was purchased from a dealer in Morocco.
Physical characteristics: Dark grayish to greenish rock with some fusion crust.
Petrography: The meteorite displays a grayish to greenish interior and is composed of sharply delineated and well separated chondrules (apparent mean diameter about 800 µm) and sparse CAIs (up to 2 mm) set in abundant recrystallized matrix dominated by ferroan Ni-bearing olivine. More minor phases include low-Ca pyroxene, Ca-pyroxene, and intermediate plagioclase. Opaque phases are abundant Cr-rich magnetite, FeS, and pentlandite; metal was not detected.
NOTE: Full slices both side polished, around 2mm thin.
(*) Send for extra mirror polishing from one slice