HED are meteorites from Asteroid VESTA, the second largest asteroid in the solar system, and located in the asteroid belt, located between Mars and Jupiter.
HEDs are classified into 3 major types. Howardites, Eucrites and Diogenites
The piece now on display is a magnificent Diogenite, on which you can appreciate its composition, as well as the multitude of its olivine crystals
At Expometeoritos, we take care of the dissemination, talks, workshops, analysis, classification and exhibitions of Meteorites.
We are members of:
.- IMCA (International Meteorite Collectors Association) #8187
.- Meteoritical Society
.- American Meteor Society
All our pieces are certified and we also deliver the analysis of the chemical composition if the value of the piece exceeds €300, carried out in our facilities by X-ray Spectrography.
- Minéral principal / Nom météorite
- Forme minérale / Type météorite
- Astéroïde météorite VESTA
- Fin de coupe
- 795 g
- Origine (région / ville)
- Origine (pays)