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A beautiful orientated meteorite. This is a so-called bullet, a meteorite that stabilised its position during its passage through Earth's atmosphere, traveling like a bullet through the air. This marvellous meteorite shows signs of flow lines. It's a NWA 859 (also called Taza) with a weight of 26.96 grams. The specimen comes with a storage case, as per the photo, and a certificate of authenticity. Shipping costs are 6 Euro within the EU and Switzerland, and 10 Euro worldwide. For multiple purchases we combine shipping.

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Name NWA 859 (Taza) - Bullet with Flow Lines - 26.96 g Meteorite type Iron meteorite - Plessitic Octahedrite, ungr.
Fall date found 2001 Total known weight 75.3 kg
Fall region Northwest Africa Chemical composition Co = 13.1 mg/g, Ni = 159.3 mg/g, Cu = 296 ug/g, Ga = 87.0 ug/g, Ge = 2200 ug/g, As = 54 pg/g, W = 6.8 ug/g, Ir = 2.45 pg/g, Pt = 37.7 ug/g, Au = 6.52 ug/g
Weight 26.96 grams Size 30 mm x 20 mm x 12 mm
Item number 78

NWA 859 (Taza) - Bullet with Flow Lines - 26.96 g
NWA 859 (Taza) - Bullet with Flow Lines - 26.96 g
NWA 859 (Taza) - Bullet with Flow Lines - 26.96 g
NWA 859 (Taza) - Bullet with Flow Lines - 26.96 g
NWA 859 (Taza) - Bullet with Flow Lines - 26.96 g
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