A polished slice of NWA 869 meteorite. With awesome polishing quality, the slice has been flat lapped to 14000 grit and has a mirror-like surface. With a finish that fine, the inner structures of the meteorite can be seen in great detail and preservation against oxidation is high. All meteorite slices include mirror-like iron inclusions (that are difficult to display photographically) and chondrules, the first material condensed out of the solar fog. A white scale square for the microscopic photo is 1 mm x 1mm. The specimen comes with a clear acrylic stand, as per photo, and a certificate of authenticity. White scale square for microscopic photo is 1 mm.After your purchase this specimen will continue to be displayed in the Meteorite Gallery of our museum unless you do not want us to display your meteorite online.
Please allow 1 to 3 business days for shipment since we have to retrieve the meteorites from our warehouse first. Shipment takes place from Germany via DHL or Hermes. Should you prefer one or the other carrier please let us know. Scale cube is 1cm (not included). In case you are not fully satisfied with the item we will refund 100% of the purchase price and the postage you have paid for your original order within 14 days of your receipt of the meteorite.
|Name||NWA 869 slice 33.1 g||Meteorite type||Stony meteorite L3-6|
|Fall date||unknown - found 2000||Total known weight||2000 kg|
|Fall region||North West Africa||Chemical composition||Fa24.2|
|Weathering grade||W1||Shock stage||S3|
|Weight||33.1 grams||Size||80 mm x 53 mm x 3 mm|