Rock 365 : Day 350 : Carbonaceous Chondrite

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Day 350 : This is a carbonaceous chondrite, part of the Allende
Meteorite that landed near Pueblito de Allende, Allende, Chihuahua,
Mexico on February 8, 1969. The calcium-aluminium-iron chondrules are
estimated to be 4.567 billion years old, the oldest known matter,
predating the Earth by 30 million years. Keele collection.

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~ by hypocentre on December 17, 2010.

 
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