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Impactite Breccia Suevite | 130 Grams | Rochechouart Structure, France

$117.00 CAD

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This is a must have 130 gram Impact Breccia also referred to as Suevite coming from the famous Rochechouart impact structure in South Western France,.  Although not a meteorite, impactites are directly linked to them and their impacts and are probably going to be one of the rarest collection items you'll ever own. Impactite is a slag-like glassy object found on the surface of the earth, formed from rock melted by the impact of a meteorite.

Named after the town of Rochechouart, the Rochechouart impact structure is located on the western margin of the French Massif Central near the city of Limoges, approximately 350 km (220 mi) south of Paris. Rochechouart (population about 3800) is built with rocks created or modified by the impact (impactites).

The term impactite encompasses shock-metamorphosed target rocks, melts or suevites and mixtures of the two, as well as sedimentary rocks with significant impact-derived components and shocked mineral grains, tektites, anomalous geochemical signatures, etc. This impactite was formed 186 million years ago.  This deformed rock fragments and partly molten are imbedded in a melt matrix showing typical flow structures from former melt.

This gorgeous slice displays very well with a mass of 90x77x10 mm. Would be a beautiful addition to any new or existing collection. Comes with a Canagem Collection specimen card.

All specimens are authentic with all provenance information provided.

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