Northwest Africa 8120 (Eucrite)


Country: Northwest Africa
State/District:
Date of fall/find: Found 2013
Total known weight: 1.84 kg
Number of pieces: 1
Type: Stone, Achondrite, Basaltic eucrite
Shock stage: low
Weathering stage: low

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Monomict basaltic eucrite breccia with some cross-cutting black, glassy shock veins. Exsolved pigeonite, calcic plagioclase, silica polymorph, ilmenite, Ti-chromite, troilite and stained Ni-free metal. Exsolved pyroxene consists of exsolution lamellae of clinopyroxene (Fs26.2-27.1Wo43.4-42.7; FeO/MnO = 28-29) within host orthopyroxene (Fs60.3=60.5Wo1.9-2.1; FeO/MnO = 30-32).

Specimen ID#: 4281
Description: Big full crusted slice
Size: 15 x 8 x 0.4 cm
Weight: 92.7 gr
Price: US$ 900.00

 

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