Meteor P.13


Established 1982

METEORITES PAGE 18

Updated 6 October 2016

OUM DREYGA, Morocco - Witnessed Fall

This meteorite fell on 16 October 2003 in the Gour Lafkah Mountains, about 21 km from Oum Dreyga and south of Zbayra. Moroccan soldiers stationed in the Western Sahara saw the fall and about 17 kg were recovered. Oum Dreyga is classified as an H3-5 chondrite and has been sold under the name of "Amgala" as well. This is a great looking meteorite with gorgeous black fusion crust an interesting busy matrix. It is a very affordable witnessed fall.

 


Oum Dreyga, 19.2 gms (a).jpg (63564 bytes)
19.2 grams, end cut, side a, SOLD

Oum Dreyga. 19.2 gms (b).jpg (70333 bytes)
19.2 grams, end cut, side b, crust
Oum Dreyga, 2.882 gms.jpg (28445 bytes)
2.882 grams, $31.70
Oum Dreyga, 2.502 gms.jpg (27601 bytes)
2.502 grams, crust, $33.00

Oum Dreyga, 29.2 gms.jpg (105272 bytes)
29.2 grams, crust, SOLD
Oum Dreyga, 2.390 gms.jpg (36248 bytes) 
2.390 grams, $26.30


OZERNOE, Russia  
 

Two stones were found in the Ozernoe district, Kurgan region, Russia, one in 1983 and the second in 1985. Classified as an L6 chondrite, Ozernoe has a rich brown matrix. The specimens offered here are well cut and polished. Ozernoe, 3.31 gms.jpg (25354 bytes)
3.31 grams, $8.30
Ozernoe, 3.86 gms.jpg (29079 bytes)
3.86 grams, SOLD
Ozernoe, 5.64 gms.jpg (79443 bytes)
5.64 grams, $14.10
Ozernoe, 3.27 gms.jpg (29334 bytes)
3.27 grams, $8.20

PALOMAS, Mexico  

 

The Palomas meteorite was found near the village of Palomas, Chihuahua, Mexico, in late 2002. Only a single stone of 8.9 kg was found. This meteorite was classified as an H4 chondrite. All slices show good metal flecking and, although weathered, there is some remnants of fusion crust. An interesting and very inexpensive find. Palomas, 14.6 gms.jpg (31056 bytes)
14.6 grams, end cut, SOLD
Palomas, 26.4 gms.jpg (42070 bytes)
26.4 grams, SOLD