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NWA 8118   contributed by Anne Black, IMCA 2356   MetBul Link

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Thin section between crossed polarizers.   Lodranite

TKW 955 grams. Fall not observed. Found 2013.


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John Divelbiss
 10/11/2020 6:40:53 PM
probably is an impact feature Anne. It has low shock designation and is still classified as a breccia. So impact mixing did occur. Beautiful thin section of very rare meteorite.
Anne Black
 10/11/2020 5:42:16 PM
Glad you like it, and yes John, there is a river of tiny pieces, sand like, running through it. An impact melt vein?
John Divelbiss
 10/11/2020 1:13:42 PM
interesting "river" running through the middle of the pic
Bernd Pauli
 10/11/2020 8:55:31 AM
... and some of my triple junctions ;-)
Twink Monrad
 10/11/2020 6:25:32 AM
All of my favorite colors!!


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