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Lunar and Martian Ring - The Plures Mundos Collection - Hand Crafted Meteorite Jewelry

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  • $ 2,700.00


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

Center Piece Meteorite Classifications: Lunar Feldspathic Breccia (NWA 14041) & Martian Shergottite (NWA 14713).
What you get: Sterling Silver ring with two authentic classified Lunar meteorite center pieces on the sides and an authentic classified Martian meteorite center piece on the center as shown, Signed Certificate of authenticity, and shipping/storage membrane box. 
We offer a 100% no questions asked 30 day return policy.



Lunar Meteorite

Northwest Africa 14041
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14041
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14041
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: Mali
Mass:help 11.7 kg
Recommended:   Lunar (feldsp. breccia)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 240 approved meteorites classified as Lunar (feldsp. breccia).   [show all]
Search for other: Lunar meteorites
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.

Data from:
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Place of purchase: Algeria
Date: P 2021 Feb
Mass (g): 11700
Pieces: 5
Class: Lunar (feldsp. breccia)
Shock stage: low
Weathering grade: low
Fayalite (mol%): 29.0-51.5
Ferrosilite (mol%): 23.3; 32.6-68.1
Wollastonite (mol%): 3.7; 8.7-19.5
Classifier: A. Irving, UWS, and P. Carpenter, WUSL
Type spec mass (g): 23.6
Type spec location: UWB
Main mass: A. Salek
Comments: Work name Ahmed 01; submitted by A. Irving


Martian Meteorite 

Northwest Africa 14713
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 14713
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 14713
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 3 kg
Recommended:   Martian (shergottite) 

This is 1 of 284 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as Martian (shergottite). 
Comments: Approved 19 Mar 2022
Writeup from MB 111:

Northwest Africa 14713 (NWA 14713)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2021

Classification: Martian meteorite (Shergottite)

History: Purchased January, 2021 by Mark Lyon from a Northwest African dealer.

Physical characteristics: Three identical appearing stones with green-black mottled exterior, saw cuts reveals a coarse cumulate interior dominated by light and dark colored crystals.

Petrography: (A. Ross, UNM; D. Dickens, NMMS; C. Agee, UNM) Examination of a polished microprobe mount and image analysis using ImageJ shows ~25% igneous-zoned olivine, ~35% igneous-zoned pyroxene and ~35% maskelynite, with opaques making up the remainder. Chromite, ilmenite, merrillite, and troilite were detected.

Geochemistry: (A. Ross, UNM) Olivine Fa35.4±2.8 Fe/Mn=49±3, n=10; Pigeonite Fs25.7±3.2Wo9.2±2.4, Fe/Mn=29±2, n=8; augite Fs16.5±1.0Wo34.6±1.3, Fe/Mn=26±3, n=3; plagioclase An54.8±1.2Ab43.9±1.2, Or 1.3±0.2, n=5.

Classification: Martian lherzolitic shergottite

Specimens: 20 g including a probe mount on deposit at UNM, Mark Lyon holds the main mass.

Data from:
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Place of purchase: Algeria
Date: P 2021
Mass (g): 3 kg
Pieces: 3
Class: Martian (shergottite)
Shock stage: high
Weathering grade: low
Fayalite (mol%): 35.4±2.8
Ferrosilite (mol%): 25.7±3.2,16.5±1.0
Wollastonite (mol%): 9.2±2.4,34.6±1.3
Classifier: C. Agee, UNM; D. Dickens, NMMS
Type spec mass (g): 20 g
Type spec location: UNM
Main mass: Mark Lyon
Comments: Field Name ML-14; submitted by D. Dickens

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