Lunar and Martian Ring - The Plures Mundos Collection - Hand Crafted Meteorite Jewelry
On Offer: A spectacular one-of-a-kind planetary ring from our Plures Mundos argenti collection. A unique pairing of lunar and martian meteorite center stones set in 925 silver. The first in our new limited edition Plures Mundos series. This amazing ring showcases an authentic hand-cut Martian Meteorite center stone and a pairing of hand-cut lunar meteorites that will launch any conversation into a stellar orbit. These beautiful meteorite center pieces were hand-crafted from lunar and martian meteorites, and set in 925 Sterling Silver.
Ring Size: 7.25
Artist: Joshua Eisler, Tucson AZ
Collection: Plures Mundos - Argenti (silver)
Materials: Lunar Meteorite, Martian Meteorite, and 925 fine Silver.
Meteorite Official Names: NWA 14041 and NWA 14713
Dimensions Lunar meteorite center stones: 8mm x 6mm
Dimensions Martian meteorite center stone: 10mm x 8mm
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|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.
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