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Thin section in cross polarized light.   Martian (nakhlite)

TKW 10 kg. Observed fall 28 June 1911 in Egypt.

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Anne Black
 4/27/2015 1:58:21 AM
Thank you Bernd for the explication. Photos by John Kashuba, of course.
Bernd Pauli
 4/26/2015 3:56:05 AM
Beautiful augite prisms showing simple twinning!
Graham Macleod
 4/26/2015 2:36:11 AM
Great TS of this rare martian! Picture 3 is particularly interesting for me. Cheers Anne

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