Carbonaceous Chondrite

Ornans type III, rare type of carbonaceous chondrite

6 stones of 3522gr were found on 1999 in the sand desert of Dar al Gani. Classification and mineralogy (A. Greshake and M. Kurz): (2003)  

Shock stage:S2 Fayalite (mol%):0.3-80 Ferrosilite (mol%):1-48 Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB and M. Kurz, Kurz Type spec mass (g):33.4

Previously classified as H3 in 2003 this was reclassified in  (2006)  as CO3