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Achondrite (Eucrite, melt breccia) fragmental, equilibrated basaltic eucrite grains set in a eucritic melt rock.

Beautifully colored eucrute melt breccia from a single stone with weathered fusion-crusted exterior. Cut face shows a breccia of light-gray and white clasts set in a matrix of dark impact melt, some of it vesicular. A few small caliche-filled cracks and veins are present in the outer rind of the stone, however they do not penetrate throughout the mass.

Microprobe examination of a polished mount shows many fragmental plagioclase and pyroxene grains, and a few microgabbro clasts, bounded by melt veins and pools. Some melt zones transition into a cataclastic groundmass of very fine-grained plagioclase and pyroxene. Most pyroxenes possess exsolution lamellae. Accessory troilite, chromite, ilmenite and silica. Calcite and barite weathering products detected.

NWA (Northwest Africa) 10327
Class: Eucrite-melt breccia
Purchased: Early 2015
Mass: One stone, 3,150 gm
Shock: High
Weathering: Low
Fs: 61.7±0.6, 27.4±0.6
Wo: 2.5±0.7, 43.1±1.1
Classifier: C. Agee, UNM
  • SOLD – 159.3 gm slice, 3.4mm thick
  • 120.7 gm slice, 2.7mm thick
  • 52.2 gm slice, 3mm thick
  • 9.2 gm slice, 3mm thick
  • 8.6 gm slice, 3mm thick
  • SOLD – 5.8 gm slice, 3mm thick
Other slices available on request…
The Eucrite has been classified and recently added to the Meteoritical Society database under the name NWA 10327.

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