This fascinating glass micrometeorite features two beads

Have you seen this fascinating glass or vitreous (V) type micrometeorite, NMM 1116?

Measuring approximately 0.3 mm, it features not one, but two nickel-iron beads surrounded by sulfide rims! Its spectacular green color is due to traces of the iron cation, Fe2+.

The stone was found in the rain gutter of a hotel yours truly, Jon Larsen, visited called Risør Hotel in Risør, Norway. It was a delightful stay and I would definitely recommend it for those who are looking to enjoy a beautiful, quaint town. Nearby, there are delicious restaurants, a lovely harbor, and an aquarium.

I cannot resist searching for micrometeorites everywhere I go! Have any recommendations?

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Yours truly,

Jon Larsen

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