NWA 7192, Brecciated LL4 Chondrite, Micromount

$5.00

NWA 7192 is a meteorite recovered from the Saharan Desert in Morocco. It is loaded with chondrules, metal flecks, and clasts, set into a relatively-fresh matrix. It was analysed by Dr. Tony Irving at UWS and the final classification is LL4 chondrite. (mildly shocked at S2 and fresh at W1).

Refer to the photo. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. You are purchasing a small fragment selected from the larger lot shonw. Your purchase will include a labeled gemjar for safe storage.

From the Meteoritical Bulletin entry on NWA 7192 :

Northwest Africa 7192 (NWA 7192)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2012 Jan

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL4)

History: Purchased by John Higgins in 2012 January from a dealer in Rissani, Morocco.

Petrography: Breccia with clasts consisting of fairly large, relatively closely-packed, well-formed chondrules in a matrix containing a moderate amount of metal. Olivine, orthopyroxene, pigeonite, sodic plagioclase, chromite, troilite and altered kamacite.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4)