Lunar Meteorite Cufflinks - Genuine Lunar Meteorite Jewelry
On Offer: Lunar Cufflinks, we are pleased to offer handcrafted cufflinks with center stones fashioned from a lunar meteorite. Shaped by hand and set in 925 Sterling Silver. Each handcrafted set of lunar cufflinks is unique in both its origin and center stone. While each center stone will adhere to a unified aesthetic, it will nonetheless be totally unique in its exact patterning.
Cufflink measures: Approximately 17.88 mm x 14.29 mm
Meteorite Type: Lunar meteorite (feldspathic breccia)
Lunar Meteorite Name: NWA 14041
Year Found: 2021
Description: *Beautiful set of lunar meteorite oval cufflinks in Sterling Silver.
*Buyer Notice: Each center stone is unique which means no two set of cufflinks will be the exactly the same. We use the same .925 sterling silver settings, the same lunar meteorite material hand cut from the same main mass. This means the center stones in your cufflinks will be unique and not be exactly the same as those in the pictures above. This allows us to provide our clients with multiple sets of lunar cufflinks without the added costs of photographing each set.
|Northwest Africa 14041|
Name: Northwest Africa 14041
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14041
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Mass: 11.7 kg
This is 1 of 240 approved meteorites classified as Lunar (feldsp. breccia). [show all]
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|Comments:||Approved 6 Jul 2021|
Writeup from MB 110:
Northwest Africa 14041 (NWA 14041)
Purchased: 2021 Feb
Classification: Lunar meteorite (feldspathic breccia)
History: Found in Mali by camel shepherds in January 2021 and subsequently purchased in Algeria by Ahmed Salek.
Petrography: (A. Irving, UWS and P. Carpenter, WUSL) Breccia composed of mineral clasts of anorthite, olivine, low-Ca pyroxene, pigeonite, exsolved pigeonite and minor Ti-chromite set in a fine grained matrix containing minor secondary calcite and a K-Ca-bearing zeolite phase.
Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa29.0-51.5, FeO/MnO = 99-102, N = 4), low-Ca pyroxene (Fs23.3Wo3.7, FeO/MnO = 60), pigeonite (Fs32.6-68.1Wo8.7-19.5, FeO/MnO = 52-75, N = 4), pigeonite host (Fs42.0Wo10.4, FeO/MnO = 66), augite exsolution lamella (Fs22.1Wo40.6, FeO/MnO = 71), anorthite (An90.8-96.0Or0.1, N = 3).
Classification: Lunar (feldspathic breccia).
Specimens: 23.6 g in the form of a polished endcut at UWB; remainder with Mr. A. Salek.
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
WUSL: Washington Univ., One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
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