For Sale IconNWA 12263 L3 Chondrite Meteorites for Sale

Location: Northwest Africa, location unknown. Purchased in 2013.

Found: 2018.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3).

Description: History: Purportedly found in Mali and purchased by Marc Jost from Abdelaziz Mouadine in Rissani, Morocco, in June 2018. [Specimens on this page purchased from Aziz in September 2018.]

Petrography:(A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Very fresh specimen composed of very closely packed, well-formed chondrules (apparent diameter 880±400 µm, N = 20) set in a sparse finer grained matrix containing lightly stained metal.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa0.6-35.4, Cr2O3 in ferroan examples 0.03-0.13 wt.%, mean 0.06±0.03 wt.%, N = 8), orthopyroxene (Fs3.9-27.8Wo0.3-1.4, N = 3), pigeonite (Fs20.9Wo20.0), diopside (Fs2.1Wo39.3). Magnetic susceptibility log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.69.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3).

Link to Meteoritical Bulletin Database.

# NWA12263-2-2 # NWA12263-2-7 # NWA12263-2-71 # NWA12263-2-8 About Scale:  Each photo has a small one centimeter cube.  That's a little less than a half inch on a side.  The coin above is a US dime.
Weight: 2.2 gm Weight: 2.7 gm Weight: 2.7 gm Weight: 2.8 gm
Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice
Price: $27 Price: $32 Price: $32 Price: $33

# NWA12263-4-2 # NWA12263-4-21 # NWA12263-5-2 # NWA12263-5-5 # NWA12263-7-1
Weight: 4.2 gm Weight: 4.2 gm Weight: 5.2 gm Weight: 5.5 gm Weight: 7.1 gm
Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice
Price: $47 Price: $47 Price: $57 Price: $60 Price: $76

# NWA12263-7-5 # NWA12263-7-51 # NWA12263-7-9 # NWA12263-8-3 # NWA12263-8-8
Weight: 7.5 gm Weight: 7.5 gm Weight: 7.9 gm Weight: 8.3 gm Weight: 8.8 gm
Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice
Price: $80 Price: $80 Price: $84 Price: $88 Price: $93

# NWA12263-16-7 # NWA12263-18-2 # NWA12263-24-7 # NWA12263-29-9 # NWA12263-82-5
Weight: 16.7 gm Weight: 18.2 gm Weight: 24.7 gm Weight: 29.9 gm Weight: 82.5 gm
Features: Slice Features: Slice Features: Slice Features: Slice Features: End
Price: $172 Price: $187 Price: $252 Price: $304 Price: $700