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NWA 2140 with Large Irregular Shaped CAI

This is a specimen from one of the 2003 NWA CV3 finds. The most notable feature in the below partslice is the large white irregular shaped CAI. CAI's are: Ca-Al-Rich Inclusions or Calcium-Aluminium Rich Inclusions. They represent some of the oldest material ever found and date back to the beginning or initial formation of our Solar System. This specimen is part of the Meteorites Australia Collection.

NWA 2140 (CV3) 1.31g Slice.


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