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NWA 15234 (16.00 gram)

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Classification: Achondrite Eucrite melt breccia S-high / W-moderate
Time/Place: August 2022 in Morocco
Mass: 564g

History: The meteorite was purchased from a meteorite dealer in Morocco.
Physical characteristics: Grayish rock without fusion crust.
Petrography: Eucrite-melt breccia composed of up to 1.5 cm basaltic clasts and up to 0.3 mm sized mineral fragments in fine-grained and mostly recrystallized shock melted matrix. Main minerals are exsolved pyroxenes and calcic plagioclase. Mineral grains entrained in the melt matrix often show resorption textures. Minor phases include silica, chromite, ilmenite, and FeS. No metallic iron has been detected. Contains secondary calcite veins and barite.

NOTE:  One side mirror polished, oposite side covered with paraloid.