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130.7g Unclassified HED IMB Meteorite | Beautiful Slice

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  • $ 2,603.00



On Offer:  Beautiful 130.7g full slice of unclassified (likely HED) Impact melt breccia meteorite 
Type: Unclassified (likely HED) - This stone is currently being classified by researchers at University of Arizona.
Parent Body: Likely Vesta or Vestoid
Description:  130.7 gram full slice of an utterly amazing unclassified (likely HED) impact melt breccia meteorite.
The HED Meteorites: The HED meteorite group is so named for the three types of meteorites that comprise the group; Howardite, Eucrite and Diogenite. The Eucrite and Diogenite are meteorites with distinct lithologies, while the Howardite is a mix of the Eucrite and Diogenite lithologies. The HEDs are differentiated achondritic meteorites previously thought to originate from Vesta, but now leading researchers are starting to think they might have originated from a Vesta-like asteroid (not Vesta itself) that was destroyed long ago. This is because we also find iron meteorites with similar isotopic signatures as the stoney HEDs, leading researchers to conclude the HED meteorites come from a large Vestan-like body that was in a large enough collision to also liberate pat or all of its metal core. 
What you get:  130.7g full slice of unclassified (likely HED) Impact Melt Breccia meteorite specimen as shown, & signed Certificate of Authenticity.
We can assist with the classification process for an additional fee, and upon specific buyer request. Please contact seller for details.
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