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NWA 8264   contributed by Peter Marmet, IMCA 2747   MetBul Link


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Thin section.   Eucrite

TKW 58 grams. Fall not observed. Purchased January 2014 in Tagounite, Morocco.

Peter writes:
FoV: ca. 24 x 16 mm.

MetBul 103:
This specimen is texturally-unusual among eucrites in being porphyritic with an extremely fine grained, quenched groundmass.


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 1/27/2015 4:27:40 AM
Indeed an interesting eucrite. Part of my 2-gram specimen is plagioclase-rich and both my slices (2 g + 1.63 g) show glassy veins.
 

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