Northwest Africa 14793 CV3 meteorite. Slice with CAIs. Collection box23/11/2021
Lot 100g of Libyan Desert Glass (LDG). Grade A+++23/11/2021
Great slice of carbonaceous chondrite NWA 14793. Lots of chondrules can be seen together with excellent calcium aluminum-rich inclusions (CAIs) on this slice. CAIs can be 4.5 billion years old, being the oldest known matter in existence on Earth and predating the formation of our own planet and even the Solar System. Carbonaceous chondrites comprise about 4% of all meteorites observed to fall from space.
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