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Vyatka Meteorite

Dark polished surface make chondrules nearly impossible to see. Further the preparer has coated the surface with a plastic, reflections of which can be seen in the lower left quarter. But, the specimen shows the distribution of metal grains often seen in H chondrites, that being numerous grains of small and mostly uniform size.

Vyatka specimen 20. 8 gram thickly cut slice. Ordinary Chondrite H4 found 1992. Kirov District Russia TKW 32 kilos





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