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NWA 5205   contributed by Andreas Ruh   MetBul Link

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Photos by Andreas Ruh.   Copyright (c) Andreas Ruh.

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See descriptions below.   LL3.2

TKW 4 kg. Fall not observed. Found 2006.


Andreas writes:
Thin section in plane polarized light. The first picture shows a chondrule with a partially devitrified mesostasis.

The second picture shows a chondrule with euhedral platy crystals in a mesostasis that consists of a clear brown-red glass.

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Peter Marmet
 12/4/2018 5:14:40 AM
Interesting! Thanks for sharing, Andreas!
Don Cracraft
 12/4/2018 4:37:10 AM
Great pictures and great descriptions! Thanks for passing them on!

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