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NWA 2798 is a very pristine meteorite of petrologic type 3. This chondrule-packed L3.2 meteorite shows a very low degree of metamorphism. The chondrules, matrix, etc. is having nearly the same composition and mineralogy as when it was accreted to the parent asteroid. It was purchased in Morocco in 2005. There were a total of 13 stones making up a combined total known weight of 1805 grams. It has a shock stage of 2 and a weathering grade of 1. There are many 'armoured' chondrules. The specimen comes with a certificate of authenticity. Insured shipping costs are 6 Euro within the EU and 29 Euro worldwide. For multiple purchases we combine shipping.

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Name NWA 2798 Main Mass - L3.2 Meteorite type Stony meteorite
Fall date purchased 2005 in Morocco Total known weight 1805 grams
Fall region Northwest Africa Chemical composition -
Weathering grade W1 Shock stage S2
Weight 333.5 grams Size 94 mm x 65 mm x 39 mm
Item number 107

NWA 2798 Main Mass - L3.2
NWA 2798 Main Mass - L3.2
NWA 2798 Main Mass - L3.2
NWA 2798 Main Mass - L3.2
NWA 2798 Main Mass - L3.2
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