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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Rocks and Minerals ➔ Chondrite meteorite

Identifier:
2019.9.79
Description:
Chondrites stony are the most common type of meteorite to fall to Earth. This specimen was found in Northwest Africa (designated NWA 10816) in 2009 and weighs 39.8 grams.  It has a weathering grade of W2 and is classified as a LL5.

 
Date:
2009
Source:
Museum Purchase
Maker/Donor
The Meteorite Exchange, Inc.
Related Place
Africa
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