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    NWA 2910 END PIECE - METEORITE FROM THE ASTEROID VESTA
    Eucrite - EUC HED
    Morrocan / Algerian border - coordinates unknown
    The last of the meteorites from Vesta in this offering, NWA 2910 was discovered in 2005 in the Sahara, where international borders are blurred and desert winds sandblast exotic cosmic rubble for generations. Named not for the closest locality or landmark, as there was none to speak of, but for the vast area in which it was found, NWA 2910 is a distinguished meteorite. Initially believed to be lunar by hopeful purchasers, it is a spectacular eucritic breccia. With one cut face and textured reverse. 24 x 19 x 6mm (0.95 x 0.75 x 0.25 inches) and 3.927 grams.


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2012
    14th Sunday
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