Slice – 19.3g. Size : 5.6 x 4.5 cm.
Sold in membrane box with label/certificate of authenticity.
Northwest Africa 5884 (NWA 5884)
History: The meteorite was bought in 2009 from a Moroccan meteorite dealer in Erfoud, Morocco.
Physical characteristics: Brownish individual lacking any fusion crust.
Petrography: The meteorite shows a cumulate texture of coarse up to 1.5 mm sized Cr-rich olivine and pigeonite crystals. It contains flaky graphite; olivine displays characteristic reduced rims.
Geochemistry: reduced rims in olivine: Fa5.8-8.5; Cr2O3 in ol: ~0.6 wt%