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An MPOD Classic
from 31 August 2015

 
NWA 2651   contributed by Chris Volk   MetBul Link


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2.7 grams.   Ureilite

TKW 89 grams. Fall not observed. Purchased 2003, Erfoud, Morocco.

Chris writes:
A very thin slice (see photo 3) of a fascinating ureilite. Photo 2 reminds me of a starry night in the countryside.


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John Divelbiss
 8/31/2020 6:17:11 PM
amazing thin cut for a Ureilite. this one if paired to NWA 2624 is somewhat rare in that it is bi-modal (varying mineral type/sizes) and has a significant reduction level, R3. As Bernd mentioned, in x-pol we would also see sawtooth edges for the olivine and pyroxene for a R3.
robert haag
 8/31/2020 8:45:48 AM
thats a great photo of classic Urelite even a small slice shows perfectly the structure, true to your your starry night well done bh
Bernd Pauli
 8/31/2020 6:05:38 AM
A thin section in x-pol. light is even more fascinating ... colors, colors, colors galore!
 

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