Lot 40

NWA 5485 Meteorite Main Mass

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NWA 5485 Meteorite Main Mass
Stony, Howardite
NWA 5485, Northwest Africa

The HED meteorite group are differentiated achondritic meteorites previously thought to originate from Vesta. However, leading researchers now believe that they may have originated from a Vesta-like asteroid which was destroyed long ago. The present specimen - the NWA 5485 main mass - is a nearly complete individual with one cut and polished end and an additional small cut and polished surface. Weighing approximately 424 grams and measuring 85 x 65 x 55mm
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POwned by a private individual

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