Northwest Africa 8306 (Lunar feldsp. breccia)


Country: Northwest Africa
State/District:
Date of fall/find: Found 2014, February
Total known weight: 1.389 kg
Number of pieces: few
Type: Lunar meteorite (feldspathic breccia)
Shock stage: low
Weathering stage: low

Meteoritical Bulletin record: Click here


History: Purchased by Darryl Pitt in February 2014 from a Moroccan dealer at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. Physical characteristics: Single stone (1389 g) lacking fusion crust and composed of pale gray, pale yellow and white clasts in a very dark gray matrix.

Specimen ID#: 4264
Description: End cut
Size: 2.5 x 2 x 0.5 cm
Weight: 1.81 gr
Price: US$ 250.00

 

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