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Allende

Stone, carbonaceous chondrite, CV3
Pueblito de Allende, Chihuahua, Mexico
Fall: February 8, 1969, 07:05 GMT
TKW: 2 MT
Individual: 80.0 g

Allende meteorite picked up shortly after the fall. The individual shows thick layered vesicular fusion crust with few flow lines on ~65 percent of its surface. The fractured surfaces display a number of large CAIs. This specimen comes from the collection of the “American Meteorite Laboratory” and bears the Huss-number 103.201.

Inventory #

B-397

Date

October 2, 2015

Category

Chondrites, Witnessed Falls