Beautiful and rare Meteorite from Centre-south Africa Slice. Weight: 19.3 Size: 63.6-48.5 x 64.4 x 1.7mm
OFFICIAL METEORITE NAME: Iftiyssane
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: Centre-South Africa
Classification: Ordinary Chondrite (L6 impact melt breccia C-S5 W1) Lack of chondrules and mineral compositions suggest sample is L6.
Sample is ovoid in shape, and has an orange and black exterior (corresponding to chondritic portions and impact melted portions respectively). The cut face shows the interior is composed of shock melted regions and those with chondritic texture and obvious metal.