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|