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Allende
08-NOV-2009

Allende

Allende, Chihuahua, Mexico, February 8, 1969
Carbonaceous Chondrite Type III CV3
Allende contains interstellar grains (star dust) and is believed to have formed during an explosion of a supernova/red giant star before the birth of our solar system over 4.6 billion years ago, making it one of the oldest known substances known to man.

Canon EOS 50D
1s f/32.0 at 100.0mm iso100 full exif

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