Lahmada 046, feldspathic breccia (Moon) - Planetary Achondrite - 0.6×0.4×0.1 cm - 0.066 g

Description
Lahmada 046, feldspathic breccia (Moon) - Planetary Achondrite - 0.6×0.4×0.1 cm - 0.066 g
Tindouf, Algeria

Here is a part slice of the lunar meteorite Lahmada 046 found in Morocco in 2018. Total mass is just 71.24 grams.

Physical characteristics: Gray rock without fusion crust. Cut surface reveals black interior with mm-sized, whitish clasts.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Sparse mineral clasts (anorthite, olivine, pyroxene) in a melt-rock matrix. Melt rock has numerous vesicles with typical sizes 50 µm. Troilite and rare metal are found in the melt rock.

Geochemistry: Anorthite An96.8Ab3.0Or0.2 (n=2). Augite Fs16.8±0.3Wo36.3±0.1, FeO/MnO = 59.0 (n=2). Olivine Fa33.4±1.5, FeO/MnO=72.3±7.2 (n=3)

It was classified by CEREGE laboratory (France).

The meteorite is sold in a nice collection box and a separate label / signed certificate of authenticity.

Lot details
Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite
Lahmada 046, feldspathic breccia (Moon) -
Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite
Planetary Achondrite
Dimensions
0.6×0.4×0.1 cm
Weight
0.066 g
Origin (Region/ City)
Tindouf
Origin (Country)
Algeria
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