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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History


Photo by Chip Clark. Click to zoom.
Catalog Number USNM 2096-1
Meteorite Type EH4
Locality Canada
Weight 2,139 g

From the exhibit

The abundance of metal flakes in these specimens is the hallmark of enstatite chondrites. Their iron is metal or sulfide none is combined with oxygen, showing that they formed in an oxygen poor environment. Later impacts produced Abee’s fragmented texture.


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