German Siderophyre
Item: 177.1 Dimensions: 22 x 22 x 24 mm Weight: 39 g
Provenance: The Natural History Museum, London
Cube: ~15mm x 15mm x 15mm ≈ 15mm3


Country: Germany
Region: Sachsen
Found: 1724
Group: Stony-Iron
Type: Siderophyre
Class: IVA-AN
Total known weight: ~98kg

The fine octahedrite metal laces throughout the silicate phase;the ratio is about 50/50. The silicate is 70% bronzite, 30% tridymite. The Iron is similar to the IVA group and contains schreibersite, troilite and chromite.