L Chondrite Meteorite 27g

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This is an L Chondrite Meteorite which is mildly magnetic because of its iron content, but unlike Iron Meteorites, Chondrites only have around 20% metal & far weaker magnetism. 

This specimen has 1 face brilliantly Crusted or Burnt from entry through the Earth's Atmosphere, a feature most Chondrite Collectors look for.

These North West African Chondrites are usually found by nomads who search the Sahara Desert for them, but they don't keep records of the exact locations, so they are named after where the market is (In Morocco - which is North West Africa (Or NWA for short).

 

Length: 28mm
Width: 28mm
Height: 26mm
Weight: 27g