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ALLENDE -CHIHUAHUA, MEXICO

ALLENDE
Carbonaceous Chondrite Type III (CV3)
 
This specimen fell on February 8, 1969. Allende carbonaceous chondrites are known to contain interstellar grains (stardust). It is believed that these meteorites were formed during an explosion of a supernova before the birth of our solar system over 4.6 billion years ago, making them one of the oldest substances known to man.
 
Specimen weight 81 grams

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