A large (~0.3 mm) cryptocrystalline type (CC), var. “turtleback”. Found at Nesodden Skole, Akershus, Viken, Norway, November 27, 2015.
NMM 501 - Nesodden
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 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.