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Lunar Meteorite Pendant - Genuine Lunar Meteorite Jewelry - Gold

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  • $ 5,000.00


 


Pendant's Center Stone: Lunar Meteorite - Real Piece of the Moon. A Feldspathic Lunar Breccia Meteorite

Pendant Setting: 14Kt solid gold

Description:  Unique Moon Pendant with center stone fashioned from a piece of the Moon. Made from the beautiful lunar meteorite NWA 14041 and set in 14Kt Solid Gold.

Dimensions not including bail: Approximately 22.7 mm x 22.7 mm x 3.35 mm 

Dimensions including bail: Approximately 33.16 mm x 22.7 mm x 6.47 mm

Meteorite Type: Lunar Feldspathic Breccia

Official Name: NWA 14041

Year Found: 2021

Country of Origin: Mali

Parent body: The Moon - this is material was ejected from our Moon when it was hit by another meteorite and became a meteorite itself when it hit the Earth. It is an authenticated piece of the Moon.

This beautiful moon pendant has been hand crafted and assembled in the US by AZ based artisan Josh Eisler. Each pendant has a unique center stone and it is a completely unique part of the Moon. No two pendants are exactly alike. The center stone for this pendant was ejected from the Moon, landed in Earth and was found by camel shepherds in January 2021. This meteorite was classified by the Institute of Meteoritics at the University of New Mexico. The center stone has been free-hand shaped to find the best qualities in each area of the stone, and making every piece totally unique. The pendant is set in 14Kt solid Gold.

What you get: 14K Gold Pendant with genuine lunar meteorite center stone, as shown, and Certificate of Authenticity signed by the Curator of Collections.

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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
Classification
  history:
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
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 14041 (NWA 14041)

Mali

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:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
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
Institutions
   and collections
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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