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298g

Name : NWA 5980
Class : Primitive achondrite, Winonaite S2/W-low
Fa mol% 4,3 - Fs mol% 6,5
Region: Erfoud, Maroko
Date : 08.2007
TKW : 298g

Officialy paired to NWA 4024 (TKW=38g). One single specimen with similar surface patina like on Gibeon or Mundrabilla. Extremely thin pattern with lots of silicate inclusion.

Petrography: (A. Greshake, MNB)
The meteorite exhibits an equilibrium texture of low-Ca pyroxene, Ca-pyroxene, olivine, plagioclase, Fe,Ni-rich metal, and troilite with low-Ca pyroxene being the dominant silicate phase. Fe,Ni metal and troilite are dominant in several regions and no relict chondrules were found.

All full slices carefuly polished and etched. Very thin slices with no round edges.

29.47g

44x36x10 mm

endpiece, Main Mass SOLD OUT
27.78g

55x38x3 mm

full slice
16.30g

42x39x2 mm

full slice
7.39g

35x17x2 mm

slice
8.91g

35x18x2 mm

slice
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