Junction City Georgia, Newest Meteorite Fall, Sept 2022, Micromount

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Just past midnight local time on September 26, 2022, a brilliant fireball lit up the sky over western Georgia. The fireball was caught on sky cameras and scientists used that data to predict the probable fall location for meteorites. A strewnfield centered around the town of Junction City was soon discovered along with freshly-crusted meteorites. Stones were recovered and sent off for official classification that is ongoing as of this writing. Judging by appearances, this appears to be an ordinary chondrite of the H or L type with a light grey matrix, fresh metal flecks, sparse chondrules, and jet-black fusion crust. Currently there is very little of this material on the collector market and it is fetching a premium. I managed to acquire a small lot of fragments which I am making micromount specimens with. This is literally the newest and freshest meteorite on Earth!

Refer to the photo. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. You are purchasing a single small fragment similar to the one shown. Your fragment may or may not have a small bit of fusion crust on it. Not all fragments have fusion crust. If I have a fragment with crust, that will be the one you receive, but I cannot promise that any individual fragment will have crust on it. Each fragment is different and weighs between approx. 10-20mg. Your purchase will include a labeled gemjar for safe storage.