Suizhou Meteorite A Meteorite Fragment Containing New Mineral
Shuzhou Prefecture, Hubei Province, China
The Suizhou meteorite shower occurred on April 15, 1986 in Chinas Hubei Province. Suizhou is most widely known for containing a mineral never before seen in nature; found in the thin veins of shock melt running through Suizhou is a new high-pressure polymorph of the mineral merrillite. Suizhou also provides some of the best specimens of a cream matrix with rich black fusion crust meteoritean ideal richly evident in this attractive fragment.
72 x 69 x 29mm (2.75 x 2.75 x 1.25in) and 275 grams