NWA Meteorite - Mauritanian Desert

NWA Meteorite 446 g

£892.00 GBP

An Exquisitely presented North-West African [NWA], H5 (Chondrite) meteorite and bronze display stand. The meteorite separated from a more substantial meteor body hurtling through space, eventually entering the earth's stratosphere. NWA Meteorites are formed of semi-molten particles found in the solar nebula, and by accumulation or coalescence, these particles merge to form asteroid belts. These are usually colliding with planets, especially planets with a strong gravitational pull.

- Asteroid debris fall from Meteors, Meteor debris, are Meteorites.
- Chondrites originate from asteroids orbiting our solar system.
- Displaying a glossy and molten surface formed by extreme temperatures.
- Interior structure may be observed where surface impact fractures occur.
- Chondrite meteorites contain chondrules, (microscopic spheres) building blocks of our planetary systems.
- Science identifies Chondrite meteorites consisting of up to approximately 20% iron + nickel.
- Chondrules formed by molten particles of the solar nebula - a process of accumulation or coalescence.
- Chondrites differ from iron meteorites by consisting of lower iron content.
- Chondrites provide scientific analytics, giving insight into the age of our solar system.

Origin: Near Zuwairat, Mauritania, class H5, North W. Africa [NWA].
Age: Undetermined.

Meteorite measurements.
Length: 10.4 cm
Width: 7.5 cm
Depth: 2.3 cm
Overall measurements.

L 19 x W 7.5 x D 6.0 cm
Meteorite weight: 0.446 g
In stand weight: 0.700 g

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