Tanezrouft 062 : L5 © Meteoriteshow  

Official name : Tanezrouft 062
Date of find :
November 24, 2002
Total mass :
974 g
# of fragments :
1 fragment unique
Place : Tanezrouft (Algeria)
Meteoritical Bulletin n°
88 (April 2004)
Classified by :
EMTT Lyon / Type specimen : MNHN Paris
Type :
L5
Weathering grade :
W2
%Fa :
24,6%
Remarks :
Quite highly re-crystallized meteorite, but some chondrules still have sharp boundaries (see slice picture). Slightly weathered, it still shows fusion crust on most of its surface.
 


on site picture : November 24, 2002


End piece 1 : covered with fusion crust on the surface exposed to weathering
 


End piece 1 : side that was on the soil


End piece 1 : details of cut section and fusion crust

 

29.0g slice : gorgeous slice with fusion crust
dimensions: 65 x 40 x 4 mm
(click on picture to enlarge)