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The Moon Pendant - Genuine Lunar Meteorite Jewelry

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  • $ 120.00


 

On Offer: Lunar Pendant in Sterling Silver with meteorite granules and/or dust particles from the lunar meteorite with official name NWA 11787.

Dimensions of the pendant excluding the bale: The waning moon is approximately 25mm x 18mm x 2mm, and the smaller full moon is approximately 10mm of diameter.

Meteorite Type: Lunar Feldspathic Breccia

Official Name: NWA 11787

Description: 
Beautiful Lunar Waning Crescent Sterling Silver Pendant with a hanging second full moon sterling silver lunar pendant containing genuine meteorite granules and/or dust particles from the lunar feldspathic breccia meteorite with official name NWA 11787. The pendant will not be exactly the same as the one shown in the pictures, as there will be a natural variation in both the casting process and the granules being added to each pendant. It will have the same jewelry design and will also contain  the approximately same amount of lunar granules and/or dust particles of the lunar meteorite NWA 11787 as shown in the example pedant. The example pendant was selected at random and should be representative of what you will receive.
What you get: Sterling Silver pendant with meteorite granules and/or dust particles from the lunar meteorite with official name NWA 11787. shipping/storage membrane box, and signed Certificate of Authenticity.
 
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Northwest Africa 11787
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11787
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11787 
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Mauritania 
Mass:help 23.5 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:   Lunar (feldsp. breccia)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 157 approved meteorites classified as Lunar (feldsp. breccia).   [show all]
Search for other: Lunar meteorites
Comments: Approved 26 May 2018
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Writeup from MB 107: 

Northwest Africa 11787 (NWA 11787)

Mauritania

Purchased: 2017

Classification: Lunar meteorite (feldspathic breccia)

History: Purchased in Mauritania by Dustin Dickens from anonymous meteorite hunter.

Physical characteristics: Many visually identical appearing pieces, ranging from several kilograms to sub-gram fragments. Some pieces show a light-gray, remnant fusion crust on one or more faces, with most having no fusion crust. Saw cut reveals a fragmental breccia with white feldspathic clasts set in a dark-gray ground mass.

Petrography: (C. Agee, UNM) This meteorite is a polymict breccia of fragmental feldspathic, troctolitic and mafic lithologies, as well as fragmental pyroxene, olivine, plagioclase grains, and shock melt with vescicles.

Geochemistry: (C. Agee, UNM) olivine Fa: 25.6±8.9, Fe/Mn=95±18, n=13; low-Ca pyroxene Fs26.2±8.8Wo6.2±2.5, Fe/Mn=52±4, n=7; subcalcic augite Fs35.9±5.8Wo26.9±7.9, Fe/Mn=69±5, n=2; augite Fs14.5±7.1Wo41.0±2.0, Fe/Mn=45±15, n=3; plagioclase An96.2±0.8, n=6; Shock melt (20 _m defocused electron beam, proxy for bulk meteorite composition): SiO2=42.9±0.4, TiO2=0.11±0.05, Al2O3=31.1±4.0, Cr2O3=0.10±0.05, MgO=5.1±3.3, FeO=3.3±2.0, MnO=0.05±0.05, CaO=16.6±1.6, Na2O=0.37±0.06, K2O=0.04±0.00 (all wt%), n=3.

Classification: Lunar feldspathic breccia

Specimens: 21.25 g including a probe mount on deposit at UNM, Dustin Dickens holds the main mass.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase: Mauritania
Date: P 2017
Mass (g): 23500
Pieces: Many
Class: Lunar (feldsp. breccia)
Shock stage: high
Weathering grade: moderate
Fayalite (mol%): 25.6±8.9
Ferrosilite (mol%): 26.2±8.8, 35.9±5.8, 14.5±7.1
Wollastonite (mol%): 6.2±2.5, 26.9±7.9, 41.0±2.0
Classifier: C. Agee, UNM
Type spec mass (g): 21.25
Type spec location: UNM
Main mass: Dustin Dickens
Comments: Field name DD-20; submitted by C. Agee, UNM
ID: LUNARPENDANT117871801

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