NWA 1465 CV3-an Carbonaceous Chondrite Meteorites for Sale
Location: Northwest Africa, Location unkown.
Found: 2001. Purchased in Tagounite
Classification: Stone, Carbonaceous chondrite, CV3-an
Description: Many pieces totalling 3000 g and mostly covered with fusion crust were found in 2001 by an anonymous finder in the Western Saharan desert. Classification and mineralogy (A. Greshake, MNB and M. Kurz, Kurz): a type 3 carbonaceous chondrite with chondrules, mineral fragments, and refractory objects in a compact anhydrous matrix of Fe-rich olivine (Fa43-57.6), Ca-rich pyroxene, enstatite, forsterite, troilite, magnetite, FeNi-metal, and weathering products; olivine, Fa5.5 (range Fa0.4-41.9); pyroxene, Fs2.8 (range Fs0.8-5.5); shows a strong foliation defined by flattened chondrules and refractory objects; the sample contains cm-sized Ca,Al-rich inclusions and large inclusions of dark material (Greshake et al., 2003); oxygen isotope composition of the bulk meteorite (R. Clayton and T. Mayeda, UChi): δ18O = 4.89‰, δ17O = 0.71‰; oxygen isotope composition of dark material, δ18O = 13.08‰, δ17O = 5.83‰., is not in equilibrium with the host meteorite. Shock stage, S4; degree of weathering, W3. Specimens: type specimen, 21.8 g, and one polished thin section, MNB; main mass with anonymous finder.
|# NWA1465-10-8||# NWA1465-13-4||# NWA1465-14-0||# NWA1465-23-4|
|Weight: 10.8 gm||Weight: 13.4 gm||Weight: 14.0 gm||Weight: 23.4 gm|
|Features: Part slice||Features: Part slice||Features: Part slice||Features: End|