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TCHIFADDINE (85.02 gram)


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Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5-impact melt), S3, W1
Place/Time: 2019 in Niger
Mass: 200 kg

My specimens was send to classification and received separate number NWA 12676, but its part of large find that will be recognized under name TCHIFADDINE when it will be published in Met Bull.

Petrography: The meteorite is a melt rock composed of H5 chondritic regions (plagioclase grain size about 20 um) and abundant up to 1 cm wide recrystallized shock melt veins and pockets with characteristic FeNi metal and sufide spherules. Some spheres are up to 6 mm in apparent diameter.