METEORITE NWA 869. L 3-6 (breached). CONDRITA Final cut. - 6.5 g

METEORITE NWA 869. L 3-6 (breached). CONDRITA Final cut. - 6.5 g
Tinduf, Algeria

Superb end slice of the famous NWA 869 meteorite, the largest of stony type known to the world until today. This is an ordinary breached chondrite, classified as L 3-6.

Its estimated age of formation is 4,500 million years (origin of the Solar System). Chondrites are fragments of material that did not become part of any major planet, and remained free in space, in the form of asteroids of different size.

In the specimen of this lot you can be see some of their chondrules, which stand for the first granules of material that formed the asteroids and planets of the solar system. You can also see the various points of free metal scattered on the rock matrix.

A good opportunity to add to your collection a piece of the most famous classified chondrite in the world.

As members of the IMCA (International Meteorite Collectors Association), we guarantee the authenticity of all our pieces. Buy with guarantees.

A. Contreras. IMCA #7412

Lot details
Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite
METEORITE NWA 869. L 3-6 (breached).
Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite
CONDRITA Final cut.
6.5 g
Origin (Region/ City)
Origin (Country)
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 50,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in