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7.5 gram Eucrite HED Achondrite | NWA 7334 I Beautiful with some Crust I Top Quality

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On Offer: 7.5 gram HED Achondrite Eucrite
Type: Achondrite Eucrite.
Official name: NWA 7334
Description: 7.5 gram partial end cut with some crust of very rare Eucrite NWA  7385. This HED Achondrite is very rare with a extremely limited availability. It has a Total Known Weight (TKW) of just 82.6g.
What you get: 7.5 NWA 7334 Eucrite Meteorite Specimen as Shown, Membrane Storage/Display Box, & signed Certificate of Authenticity.
I offer a 100% no questions asked 30 day return policy.
ID: NWA73341701
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Northwest Africa 7334
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7334
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7334 
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Morocco 
Mass:help 82.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:   MB 101   (2013)   Eucrite
Recommended:   Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 350 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, , and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2012
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 101: 

Northwest Africa 7334 (NWA 7334)

Morocco

Purchased: May 2012

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite)

History: Purchased by Sean Tutorow from Morocco, May 2012.

Physical characteristics: Stone with black shiny fusion crust, saw cut reveals fresh, fine-grained texture, light gray groundmass, some fine melt veins.

Petrography: (C. Agee, UNM): Microprobe examination of a polished mount shows a 65% pyroxene-30% plagioclase intersertal texture, some pyroxenes with exsolution lamellae. Accessory silica, troilite, and ilmenite; minor zircon.

Geochemistry: (C. Agee and M. Spilde, UNM, by EMPA): Pyroxene Fs49.2±14.2Wo17.9±16.8, Fe/Mn=32±1, n=31 with equilibrated trend Fs63.9Wo1.7 to Fs27.4Wo43.6; plagioclase Or0.6±0.1Ab10.6.1±0.8An88.9±0.8, n=3.

Classification: Achondrite (Eucrite). Equilibrated main group eucrite. Minimal weathering.

Specimens: 16.5 g including a probe mount on deposit at UNM, Sean Tutorow holds the main mass.

Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase: Morocco
Date: P May 2012
Mass (g): 82.55
Pieces: 1
Class: Eucrite
Ferrosilite (mol%): 49.2±14.2
Wollastonite (mol%): 17.9±16.8
Classifier: C. Agee, UNM
Type spec mass (g): 16.5
Type spec location: UNM
Main mass: Sean Tutorow
Comments: Submitted by C. Agee

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