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NWA 1068   contributed by John Divelbiss   MetBul Link


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1.22 grams.   Martian (Shergottite)

TKW 577 grams. Fall not observed. Found April 2001, Morocco.

 


John writes:
An early option for a Martian meteorite. The NWA 1068 and NWA 1110 Martian shergottite pairing had many small individuals when found.

Shown here is a lightly brushed 1.22 gram individual of NWA 1068. Also shown (photos 7-9) is a small thin slice (1 CM long) of NWA 1110 showing the interior with and without polishing the saw marks.


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The Picritic Shergottite North West Africa 1068 or *Louise Michel*[Lunar and Planetary Science XXXIII (2002), 1538.pdf]
 

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