Bir Lehlou, H-chondrite

This 205 kilogram (451 pound) stone was found ~25 kilometers North of Bir Lehlou, in Western Sahara. It is the ~eighth largest stony meteorite known, and is highly oriented — the bottom face in the images is deeply fluted, but it’s hard to get a photo of it.  A stand is in the works: I’ll update these photos then.

This meteorite will probably be classified as an H4.

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