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Meteorite HC159


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This meteorite was originally found in the Sahara Desert in Algeria. Meteorites found in this area show chondrules which are unknown in Earth rocks and were formed when the Solar System was first developing. Chondrites are typically about 4.55 billion years old. 

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max dimension: 70mm
 
subject area: Science
 
specific themes: Space, Environment, Minerals, Rock

handling collection number: HC159

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