Ordinary chondrite (l46) with iron. History: it is quite clear that meteorite collectors in northwest africa have discovered a large l class chondrite strewn field at an undisclosed location. Individual masses are known to range from 20 kg.
It is certain that nwa 869 is paired with other nwa meteorites, although no systematic survey has been done. Scientists are advised to confirm the classification of any specimens they obtain before publishing results under this name. These gorgeous meteorites with matrix, iron flecks and dark/light colored chondrules would make a fine addition to any collection. This material is very solid, takes an excellent polish and displays nicely. You get the meteorite seen in the photo.This item is made of chondrite with iron has great exterior, size is great for new collectors and shows well as it being meteorite.