Nice slice of the outstanding porous Chondrite Mount Tazerzait with some remaining fusion crust.
Fell 1991 August 21, afternoon Tahoua, Niger
A single stone of ~110 kg was witnessed to fall by a seven-year-old Tuareg boy. Numerous pieces of this were distributed by. Tuareg man.
Mount Tazerzait is classified as L5 Chondrite. But it's one of only a handfull of porouse Chondrites like Baszkówka. The Porousity is 12.6 %
Meteorite Collector Association Member #3503.
- Minerale principale/ Nome meteorite
- Monte Tazerzait
- Forma minerale/Tipi di meteorite
- Condrite porosa
- 94×71×7 mm
- 87.2 g
- Provenienza (regione/città)
- caduta osservata dal 1991
- Provenienza (paese)