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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. The specimen comes with a clear acrylic stand, as per photo, and a certificate of authenticity. Shipping costs are 6 Euro within the EU and Switzerland, and 10 Euro worldwide.

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Name NWA 869 slice - 56.2 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 56.2 grams Size 83 mm x 59 mm x 4.5 mm
Item number 74

NWA 869 slice - 56.2 g
NWA 869 slice - 56.2 g
NWA 869 slice - 56.2 g
NWA 869 slice - 56.2 g
NWA 869 slice - 56.2 g
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