NWA 12966 (lunar) – 0.023g


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0.023g part slice. TKW ONLY 1.39g ! sold in a collection box with label/certificate of authenticity

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Northwest Africa 12966 (NWA 12966)


Purchased: 2019

Classification: Lunar meteorite (feldspathic breccia)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Sparse mineral clasts (anorthite, olivine, pyroxene) in a melt rock matrix. Melt rock has abundant vesicles with typical sizes 50 µm. Toilite and rare metal are found in the melt rock fraction.

Geochemistry: Anorthite An96.00Ab3.6Or0.4 (n=3). Pyroxene Fs30.8Wo8.9, FeO/MnO = 52 (n=2). Olivine Fa36.4, FeO/MnO=118 (n=2).

Classification: Lunar (feldspathic melt breccia).

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Pierre-Marie Pelé.