Meteorite NWA 5702

Chondrite LL6 Amphoterite, Breccia


General information:

Chondrites: ~ 86% of all meteorite cases, the majority of all found meteorites, they contain olivine and orthopyroxenes. (high nickel iron portion). Chondrites contain spherical chondrules, which consist of olivine and and/or pyroxenes/orthopyroxenes. Their nickel iron portion is high (5 to 20 %). Chondrites represent the building material, from that the solar system, the planets and our earth developed.

LL - Chondrites: "Low Metal", "Low Iron"

This is a nice slice of NWA 5702 with a weight of 14.5g.

Dimensions: 5.7 x 3.8 cm.



Name: 5702 (prov.nr.)
Purchased: Erfoud, Morocco
Class: Chondrite LL6 Breccia
Weathering Grade: W2
Shock Grade: S3
TKW: 380g, 1 stone
Fa mol%: 29,9
Fs mol%: 24,7






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