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Peña Blanca Spring   contributed by Solar Anamnesis   MetBul Link

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Thin section between crossed polarizers.   Aubrite

TKW 70 kg. Observed fall 2 August 1946, near Marathon, Brewster County, Texas, USA.

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Solar writes:
On March 1, 2018 Roving Reporter’s pictures of the Peña Blanca Spring meteorite appeared on MPOD. I was immediately struck by this Aubrite’s sharp gray/white matrix coloration and its numerous inclusions. It is an exquisite meteorite! That weekend I decided that the next meteorite thin section to photograph will be the Peña Blanca Spring Aubrite. Presented here is the result of that decision: a large thin section in cross polarized light displaying the internal structure of this beautiful enstatite achondrite.

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Photo 4

Found at the arrow (green or red) on the map below


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Stephen Amara
 3/26/2018 4:54:55 AM
Wow such a beautiful aubrite and amazing photography, Solar you are such a talented photographer, wonderful work you do!!! Bernd thanks for the addition of "multiple twinning" for my terminology sake, its a very prominent, interesting characteristic and feature in this example in deed.
Bernd Pauli
 3/26/2018 12:20:41 AM
Beautiful example of multiple twinning in photos #3 and #4!

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