Complete H-type meteorite with melting crust and regmaglyphs - 80 g

Description
Complete H-type meteorite with melting crust and regmaglyphs - 80 g
Mauritania

Superb complete type H meteorite, considering its high iron content

Fantastic full piece and good size, and window that lets us see the inside

You can see regmaglypts on it. Regmaglypts are produced by air when they mould the hot surface of the meteorite.

You can also see the fusion crust caused by the high temperatures reached when entering the atmosphere; temperatures that reach 7000°C, and which is the reason why a protective thermic shield is built around spacecrafts

Chondrites are the oldest material in the Solar System, having an estimated formation age of 4,550 million years.

The characteristic of chondrites is the presence of chondrules, small balls of millimetres in size, largely composed of silicates.
The standard model for their initial formation is that they occur during the condensation of solar nebula, of cosmic dust.

Chondrites are considered to be the first elements from which the planets are formed.

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 a piece is over €300, we also provide its chemical composition analysis, carried out in our facilities by X-ray spectrography.

Lot details
Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite
Complete H-type meteorite with melting crust and regmaglyphs
Supplement
H type meteorite
Weight
80 g
Origin (Country)
Mauritania
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