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NWA 6704   contributed by Solar Anamnesis   MetBul Link

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What is a thin section?    What do all the pretty colors mean?    
Thin section between crossed polarizers.   Achondrite-ung

TKW 8.39 kg. Fall not observed.

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Solar writes:
This thin section of NWA 6704 is composed of large orthopyroxene oikocrysts which, due to their intricate polarized color gradients, were difficult to seamlessly stitch together. The final result is a rainbow of vivid colors, patterns etched 4.543 billion years ago. Be sure to view the post for additional information and images.

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