Name: Northwest Africa 869 (NWA 869) Location: Algerian/Morocco Sahara Year found: 2000 Classification: Ordinary chondrite, L3-L6
This is a stony meteorite. It originated from the asteroid belt and came to earth as part of a large meteorite impact in the Sahara desert. Ordinary chondrites are the most common type of meteorite and NWA 869 is particularly abundant and readily available. This sample is a good starter piece for a first collection. It is also a good display piece for homeschool.
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