HED are meteorites from Asteroid 4 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 shown here is a magnificent Howardite, in which you can see its composition, as well as its fusion crust
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 we also provide the chemical composition analysis, performed in our facilities by X-ray spectrography, if the value of the piece exceeds €300.
- Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite
- Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite
- VESTA Asteroid meteorite. End Cut
- End cut
- 20.1 g
- Origin (Region/ City)
- Origin (Country)