NWA 7122, Brecciated L4 Chondrite, Micromount

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NWA 7122 was recovered out of the Saharan Desert of Morocco in 2011. Two broken fragments comprising one specimen were recovered. The pieces weighed a combined 2.38kg (TKW) before cutting and classification. Upon analysis, this meteorite was revealed to have plentiful, well-defined chondrules, set into a busy matrix of brecciated clasts. The final classification for this beautiful meteorite is an L4 chondrite that is moderately shocked (S2) and mildly weathered (W1). This meteorite was classified at UWS by Dr. Tony Irving and was given the official catalog number of NWA 7122.

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 shown. Your purchase will include a labeled gemjar for safe storage.