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Murchison Meteorite CM2

Murchison Meteorite CM2

Murchison Meteorite CM2

Murchison Meteorite For Sale

Find / Fall: Fall - 1969
Location: Victoria, Australia
Classification: CM2
Total Known Weight: 100 kg

The Murchison Meteorite began as a fireball was seen on the morning of September 28, 1969, near the town of Murchison, Victoria, Australia. Detonations were heard. Soon after pieces of meteorite fell onto the pastures and roads of the area. One 680 g piece fell through a barn and onto the hay inside. Some of the townspeople who collected stones placed them in jars. It was discovered when the jars were opened that the meteorites gave off a strong odor. Scientist began studying the meteorite and determined that it was rich in amino acids, aromatic hydrocarbons, and even alcohols. Murchison is one of the most studied meteorites. It is a CM2 type carbonaceous chondrite and has abundant calcium aluminum inclusions or CAIs. Over 100 kgs of stones were collected. Being rich in carbon it has a dark gray almost black color.

PLEASE NOTE: The images below are representative of the approximate size of specimen you will receive. We will choose the best specimen on a first come best served basis.

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Murchison CM2 Carbonaceous Meteorite

The Murchison Meteorite was seen as a fireball on the morning of September 28, 1969, near the town of Murchison, Victoria, Australia. It is a CM2 type carbonaceous chondrite and has abundant calcium aluminum inclusions or CAIs. Over 100 kgs of stones were collected.

These fragments are secured in Membrane Boxes which allow both sides of the specimen to be observed without having to open the container.

PLEASE NOTE: These images are representative of the specimen you will receive. We will choose the best specimen on a first come best served basis.

MUR-SM

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Murchison CM2 Carbonaceous Meteorite

The Murchison Meteorite was seen as a fireball on the morning of September 28, 1969, near the town of Murchison, Victoria, Australia. It is a CM2 type carbonaceous chondrite and has abundant calcium aluminum inclusions or CAIs. Over 100 kgs of stones were collected.

These fragments are secured in Membrane Boxes which allow both sides of the specimen to be observed without having to open the container.

PLEASE NOTE: These images are representative of the specimen you will receive. We will choose the best specimen on a first come best served basis.

MUR-MED

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Murchison CM2 Carbonaceous Meteorite

The Murchison Meteorite was seen as a fireball on the morning of September 28, 1969, near the town of Murchison, Victoria, Australia. It is a CM2 type carbonaceous chondrite and has abundant calcium aluminum inclusions or CAIs. Over 100 kgs of stones were collected.

These fragments are secured in Membrane Boxes which allow both sides of the specimen to be observed without having to open the container.

PLEASE NOTE: These images are representative of the specimen you will receive. We will choose the best specimen on a first come best served basis.

MUR-LG

Out of stock