NWA 10731 Meteorite 8.7g
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|Northwest Africa (NWA) 10731|
Northwest Africa 10731 is a fascinating meteorite. Classified finally as an L 3-6 genomict breccia it contains material that is on the boundary of type LL. Metallic copper has been discovered in the meteorite. The type 3 material is found as fragments in the main lithology, the type 6 material is seen as large clasts, there are areas of glass that appear as darkened masses. The abundant visible chondrules and chondrule fragments make this a most interesting stone to study and its unusual classification and characteristics make it a meteorite for any collector.