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Dhofar 020 Meteorite From Oman

Dhofar 020 stony chondrites are by far the most common type of meteorite to fall to Earth: about 80% of all meteorites and over 90% of chondrites are ordinary chondrites.They contain abundant chondrules, sparse matrix (10–15% of the rock), few refractory inclusions, and variable amounts of Fe-Ni metal and troilite (FeS). Most, but not all, ordinary chondrites have experienced significant degrees of metamorphism, having reached temperatures well above 500 °C on the parent asteroids.


Class: H4/5 Chondite
From: Oman
Fall: 2000
Size: 2.5 x 2 x 2 inches
Weight: 180.1 grams

$ 350.00

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