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NWA 15020 (16.81 gram)

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[ Meteoritical Bulletin Database ]


Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3) S1/W moderate
Time/Place: 2022 in Morocco
Mass:  456g

Physical characteristics: Brownish rock without fusion crust.
Petrography: The meteorite shows a dark brownish to reddish interior and is predominantly composed of abundant small chondrules, CAIs, and mineral fragments set into an abundant fine-grained matrix. Chondrules have a mean diameter of about 0.2 mm. Few chondrules are surrounded by fine-grained rims. Opaque phases are partly altered metal and troilite.


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