Chondrules in Allende

Chondrules in Allende

. This photomicrograph of a thin section of the Allende meteorite shows numerous round silicate chondrules together with irregular inclusions. The meteorite section is 0.021 meters across and 0.027 meters high. (Courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution.)

Copyright 2010, Professor Kenneth R. Lang, Tufts University