Saratov Meteorite (chondrules)
Saratov Meteorite (chondrules)
Saratov Meteorite (chondrules)


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Saratov Meteorite (chondrules)

Identifier:
2020.2.18
Description:

Loose chondrules from the Saratov meteorite. 
This is an ordinary chondrite (stony meteorite), low in iron (L group) and petrologic type 4, with abundant chondrules and a friable, unconsolidated matrix.

This fall was witnessed on October 6, 1918 throughout the northern counties of Saratov Oblast, Russia. 

Source:
Museum Purchase
Rights:

Maker/Donor
New England Meteoritical Services
Related Place
Saratovskaya Oblast
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