Martian Meteorite
Item: 127.2 Dimensions: 36 x 22 x 13 mm Weight: 14.1 g
Provenance: The Natural History Museum, London
Cube: ~15mm x 15mm x 15mm ≈ 15mm3


Country: Egypt
Fell: 1911, June 28
Group: Stone
Type: Achondrite, SNC
Class: Nakhlite
Total known weight: 10 kg

One of fifty martian meteorites, Nakhla is the first of the nine Nakhlites to date. It has a strikingly shiny black fusion crust.