A large (~0.3 mm) barred olivine type (BO). The olivine is the Mg variety, forsterite. The stone was found at Carl Berner, Oslo, Norway, September 14th, 2015.

NMM 360 - Carl Berner

SKU: MM004
  • Micrometeorite prepared on a signed microslide.

    The stone is a part of the collection found during the very first season of micrometeorite findings/verification in populated areas (2015). The catalogue number refers to the NMM archive (the main index of Norwegian Micro Meteorites, Jon Larsen’s collection), and the stone was found and is curated by Jon Larsen.

    VERIFICATION: The MMs has been confirmed extraterrestrial by SEM/EDS and visual identification by Jon Larsen, and is a verified micrometeorite, hereby confirmed in writing. The stone is sold with a Certificate of Authenticity, incl. classification, and (when available) digital color photos, SEM images, etc. Note the credit for any of these micrometeorite SEM images: ©Jon Larsen (University of Oslo, UiO), and color photo(s): © Jan Braly Kihle/Jon Larsen.

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