Quartz with needle-like rutile inclusions. Rutile is a titatium mineral. Perfection is often associated with beauty and here, this considerably flawed object has many elements of perfection through natural beauty
It’s technically a pallasitic meteorite, and the green-yellow transparent minerals are called olivine, which composes most of the upper mantle of the Earth. The metallic parts are an iron-nickel alloy.
Meteorite comes from the early days on the Red Planet Boffins have dated a piece of Martian meteorite they reckon is the oldest bit of the planet ever collected. Martian meteorite Radioactive analysis of the zircons in