A nice end cut of Chelyabinsk IMB (Impact Melt Breccia). The material of this meteorite has been crystallized from a melt. This melt is the primary evidence of an enormous impact event that took place on the former asteroid which became the Chelyabinsk meteorite. The meteorite comes with a certificate of authenticity.
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|Name||Chelyabinsk IMB end cut 11.4 g||Meteorite type||Stony meteorite LL5|
|Fall date||Feb 15, 2013||Total known weight||100 kg|
|Fall region||Chelyabinskaya oblast||Chemical composition||Olivine Fa27.9±0.35, orthopyroxene Fs22.8±0.8, Wo1.30±0.26, feldspar Ab86|
|Weathering grade||W0||Shock stage||S4|
|Weight||11.4 grams||Size||35 mm x 26 mm x 12 mm|