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    NWA 10799 Meteorite
    Ordinary chondrite (L3)
    Northwest Africa
    Found: 2016

    Another Ordinary Chondrite from Northwest Africa, NWA 10799 is anything but plain. This slice of the "O Chondrite" is stunning with large and small chondrules covering the polished surfaces of this major slab. Looking like its own Solar System of stars and planets, the patterns on this specimen, polished on both sides, are intense and complex. This example, weighing over 50 grams, is an attractive brown hue with amazing speckles of roundish, but far from circular, white, gray, tan and brown in numerous sizes.
    Overall Measurements: 4.33 x 2.95 x 0.13 inches (11.00 x 7.50 x 0.32 cm), weighs 50.81 grams

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    November, 2017
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