Juanita de Angeles, Mexico Gold Mine Meteorite, Micromount

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The Juanita de Angeles meteorite was discovered as a single huge mass (85 kilograms) by a Mexican gold miner near a mine outside the town of Los Amosgoas. It was analyzed and classified as a H5 chondrite.

The specimen being offered here is a small fragment that was broken off while cutting larger slices.

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

From the Meteoritical Bulletin entry on Juanita de Angeles :

Juanita de Angeles

Near Las Amosgoas, Chihuahua, Mexico

Found 1992

Ordinary chondrite (H5, S2, W2)

A stone of 85 kg was acquired by R. W. Biihler from a Mexican miner. It was found near the mine "Juanita de Angeles" (for which the coordinates are given), near the city Las Amosgoas. Classification and analysis, type specimen: olivine Fa18.3; pyroxene Fs16.6; Jiirgen Otto, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut der Universität, Albert-Strasse 23 b, D-79104 Freiburg.