Stone meteorite - Diogenite, Achondrite
Description- The most amazing Diogenite! Cut thin so the crystals are translucent. Found 2013
Location- Western Sahara
Weight- 6.3 grams
Measurements- 51 mm x 42 mm x 2 mm
Additional information from the Meteorite Bulletin:
History: Found buried in the ground near Chouichiyat on March 3, 2013, and excavated by a team of local people.
Physical characteristics: A single large mass (at least 20 kg) composed of yellow-green crystalline material with pale orange weathering products along numerous fractures. Much of the material disintegrated into fragments upon excavation.