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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.

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 2 business days for shipment since we have to retrieve the items 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.

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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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