Meteorito marciano NWA 6963 encontrado 2011 - 26×20×1.9 mm - 1.8 g

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Meteorito marciano NWA 6963 encontrado 2011 - 26×20×1.9 mm - 1.8 g
Sáhara, África

NWA 6963 Found 2011 in Guelmim-Es-Semara, Morocco

The University of New Mexico Albuquerque classified the meteorites as rare Martian Shergottite.

In September, 2011, a Moroccan meteorite hunter found the first pieces of NWA 6963
In mid-May, 2012, the locality, near the river Oued Touflit, became widely known . Pieces ranging from 100 to 700 g have been recovered, as well as a few small pieces (3-10 g), most of them are broken and partially covered by a thin fusion crust. The total mass may be as much as 8-10 kg

Minimal weathering. Interior shows abundant maskelynite and shock melt vein.

1.45g full-slice

international meteorite collector association number #3503
scale cube is 1 x 1 x 1 cm


Detalles del lote
Forma mineral / Tipos de meteoritos
Meteorito marciano NWA 6963 encontrado 2011
Suplemento
Shergottita marciana
Dimensiones
26×20×1.9 mm
Peso
1.8 g
Origen (región / ciudad)
Sáhara
Origen (país)
África
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