Battle Mountain, Nevada 2012 Witnessed Fall, Micromount


On August 22, 2012, a fireball event was imaged on Doppler radar over rural Nevada and the fall zone was searched by meteorite hunters. Fresh stones with black fusion crust were recovered and then analyzed at UCLA. This meteorite was officially classified as an L6 chondrite that is moderately shocked at S4.

Refer to the photo. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. You are purchasing the specimen shown. It is a few tiny "Bessey Specks" in a capsule. Your purchase will include a labeled gemjar for safe storage.