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Northwest Africa 4963
Algeria
Find: 2007
Classification: Achondrite Eucrite, monomict breccia.

History and Physical Characteristics:
A single 188 g single stone was purchased in Erfoud, Morocco in August 2007. The fusion crust is very fresh with only minor desert ablation and staining.
Petrography (T. Bunch and J Wittke, NAU):
Monomict eucrite breccia that consists of subophitic decorated basalt clasts set in a crushed matrix. The interior is very fresh and the shock level is moderate.
Mineral compositions:
Orthopyroxene host pyroxene is Fs62Wo8.3, lamellae are Fs55.8Wo8.3, augite is Fs28.4Wo42. Plagioclase is An88.8 and chromite cr# = 83.
Specimen Picture Weight Description Prices
127.4g

Name : NWA 4963
Class : Achondrite, Eucrite S2/W-low
Region: Erfoud, Maroco
Date : 05.2007
TKW : 127.4g

Fresh, brecciated eucrite with wonderfull shape.
8.80g

47x35x2 mm

full slice SOLD
9.11g

49x34x2 mm

full slice SOLD
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