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NWA 1814 Carbonaceous CBa Bencubbin-like - 1814-0001 - 120.15g w/COA - MAIN MASS

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Seller: eegooblago_meteorites (4.563) 99.8%, Location: Tucson, Arizona, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 122618291956 Hello and thank you for viewing our listing. Today you are purchasing THE MAIN MASS specimen of NWA1814 Carbonaceous CBa Meteorite from North West Africa. Below is the analytical data from the NomCom database. This is an extremely rare classification, only the 4th ever, with a total of 6 now. This specimen features a gorgeous patina with fusion crust. Nice big nodules poking through and then two cut faces displaying the extravagant inside matrix with 1 cm sized clasts and brilliant fresh metal making up 60% of the stone. Doesn't get much more rare than this one! My catalog number is 1814-0001 and weighs in at 120.15 grams and comes with my card of authenticity. The specimen you see pictured is the exact specimen you will receive. Each card comes with catalog number, weight and my signature of authenticity. Thanks again for viewing and please take time to view my web site. Cheers! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name: Northwest Africa 1814 This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name. Abbreviation: NWA 1814 Observed fall: No Year found: 1999 Country: (Northwest Africa) Mass: 156 g This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites classified as CBa. Northwest Africa 1814 Morocco Purchased after 1999 Bencubbin-like meteorite One moderately oxidized, partially crusted stone, weighing 156 g, was purchased in Morocco. It is said to have been found in April 1999 in the region between Taouz and Ouzina. Mineralogy and classification (C. Fiéni and C. Perron, MNHNP): very similar to Bencubbin and Weatherford. It consists of large clasts (up to about 1 cm in size) of Fe-Ni metal (about 60 vol%) and barred or cryptocrystalline silicates. Olivine Fa2.8, CaO 0.25 wt%, Cr2O3 0.37 wt%; low-Ca pyroxene En94Wo1.4; high-Ca pyroxene En49Wo47.5; feldspathic mesostasis. Clasts are embedded in a metal-silicate impact melt, whose silicate portion has FeO ~20 wt%. Specimens: type specimen, 21 g, MNHNP, main mass, Fectay. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Please take time to view eegooblago, that is our MAIN site for meteorites and classified material, on the web. Cube is for reference, not included in the auction. Thanks again for viewing and our shipping is like this, the first is usually only $2.75 and .50 cents for each additional item, unless over 60 grams, then 1.00 per item. Everyone is given the opportunity to shop for two full weeks without ever exceeding 10.00 shipping, no matter how many you win or buy over the two week period, even earth stones! Cheers and thanks again for stopping by. Morocco: Meteorite, Rare: Museum Specimen, NWA: North West Africa, Gem Case: Card of Authenticity (COA), Official Name: NWA 1814 Official, Carbonaceous: Carbonaceous Chondrite, eegooblago meteorites: s.tutorow collection, NWA1814: NWA 1814, NWA1814 CBa: NWA 1814 CBa, NWA1814 CBa Carbonaceous: NWA 1814 CBa Carbonaceous, Bencubbin-like: Rare 1 of 6 EVER CLASSIFIED, High Metal: High Metal and Silicates

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