full - slice
of the Meteorite NWA 7172
Found in 2011 in Morocco
NWA 7172 is a single rock of 531 g, classified at the university of Berlin as H5. plagioclase grain size is about 10 µm
relative fresh, weathering grade is W2
little shocked, Shock stage is S1
By the coulourful and well definied chondrules,this meteorite looks more like a L3 Chondrite than like a H5 Chondrite.
How ever, it has been checked, to avoid submitting errors, and it's really a H5 Chondrite.
front side polished ; back side polished.
slice is showing coulorful chondrules and some metal flakes.
scale cube is 1 x 1 x 1 cm
Meteorite Collector Association Member #3503.
- Mineral principal / Nombre del meteorito
- Meteorito NWA 7172 rebanada completa
- Forma mineral / Tipos de meteoritos
- pulido inusual H5
- 54×44×2.4 mm
- 14.05 g
- Origen (región / ciudad)
- Origen (país)
- Encontrado 2011