NWA 3098 meteorite was found in the Sahara Desert during 2003
and consisted of just one very small 78.70g stone. NWA 3098 has
been classified as a very rare R5 chondrite with a Shock Level
of 3/4 and a Weathering Level of 3. Only four other meteorites
with this classification (R5 chondrite) have ever been found and
all of them are from the Sahara Desert. The specimen
is a Complete Slice with crusted edges weighing 8.0 grams and is part of the
Meteorites Australia Collection (MA.04.0020).
NWA 3098 (R5) - 8.00g Complete Slice.
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