NWA 8655 Meteorite 14.1g
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|Northwest Africa (NWA) 8655|
The NWA 8655 meteorite has been classified as a LL5 melt breccia which has a dark, very fine-grained matrix with recrystallized clasts containing scattered, somewhat large (up to 2.8 mm) remnant chondrules. The dark matrix is fine-grained and contains rounded troilite blebs and shred like grains of metal which indicate melting.