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NWA 5505 (13.88 gram)

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[ Meteoritical Bulletin Database ]


Classification: Chondrite CO3, S2/W2
Place/Time: 08.2008 in Morocco
Mass: 586g

History: The meteorite was bought in 2008 from a meteorite dealer in Erfoud, Morocco.
Physical characteristics: Light brownish individual lacking any fusion crust.
Petrography: The meteorite exhibits a chondritic texture of abundant small chondrules, CAIs, and mineral fragments set into a fine-grained matrix. Chondrules are dominantly porphyritic type I and typically 0.1-0.2 mm in diameter. Contains sulfides and FeNi metal in matrix and chondrules. Several calcite-filled cracks were detected

Both side polished, crazy 2.2mm thin.