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NWA xxx   contributed by Graham Ensor, IMCA 1835   MetBul Link
 


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147 gram end-cut.   Unclassified

Graham writes:
New Lunar from Mauritania, confirmed and under classification. Analysis so far shows that the sparse small flecks of metal are nickel-iron (6% Nickel and probably impactor from events on the moon). The white clasts are extremely shocked anorthite with much higher calcium content than any terrestrial feldspar. The melt areas contain many small vesicles and clasts of clinopyroxene, plus troclolytic clasts.

Hopefully heading for a Museum here in the UK.


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Shams from Egypt
 5/15/2017 12:35:14 PM
Wonderful piece of the moon. Thanks. Good luck Graham.
David Howard Butland
 5/13/2017 2:41:31 PM
Wow Graham!! Great specimen
Stephen Amara
 5/13/2017 10:40:03 AM
OMG that is a sweet meteorite !!!! Thanks for sharing Graham!!!
Jansen Lyons
 5/13/2017 9:52:43 AM
Awesome!
John Hope
 5/13/2017 3:26:41 AM
Spectacular Graham.Museum is a great idea.
Martin Goff
 5/13/2017 2:04:29 AM
Great piece Graham! :-)
Tomasz Jakubowski
 5/13/2017 2:01:46 AM
Awesome one Graham
 
 


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