Spectacular complete olivine diogenite with orientation
Spectacular fusion crust, with a lot of shine
Of the only diogenites which matrix is white
Only 2.41 kg of this fall is known which has been classified by us.
HEDs are meteorites from Asteroid VESTA, the second largest asteroid in the Solar System, and located in the asteroid belt, which is between Mars and Jupiter.
HEDs are classified into 3 major types. Howardites, Eucrites and Diogenites
The piece now shown is a superb Diogenite, in which you can appreciate its composition, as well as the multitude of its olivine crystals
At Expometeoritos, we take care of dissemination, talks, workshops, analysis, classification and exhibitions of meteorites.
We are members of:
.- IMCA (International Meteorite Collectors Association) #8187
.- Meteoritical Society
.- American Meteor Society
All our pieces are certified and, if the value of the piece is over €300, we also provide its chemical composition analysis, carried out in our facilities by X-ray spectrography.
- Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite
- Diogenite NWA 12918
- Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite
- VESTA meteorite. Only 2.41 kg known. The only ones with a white matrix. Fusion Scab
- Olivino, Melting Crust, Orientation
- 324.7 g
- Origin (Region/ City)
- Origin (Country)
- Western Sahara