For Sale IconNWA 11273 Lunar Meteorites for Sale

Location: Sahara Desert (Northwest Africa), exact location unknown.

Found: 2017.

Classification: Lunar meteorite (feldspathic regolith breccia)

Description: History: Material excavated from a site near Tindouf, Algeria was purchased by a consortium of collectors (Rob Wesel, Eric Twelker and Jason Phillips) in April 2017 from Moroccan dealers. Petrograhpy: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Breccia composed of mineral clasts of anorthite, olivine, exsolved pigeonite, pigeonite, augite, chromite, Ti-Cr-Fe spinel, kamacite, taenite and troilite in a finer grained matrix containing small vesicles and minor barite. Rare basalt clasts and glass fragments are also present. Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa8.7-59.7, FeO/MnO = 89-111, N = 4), pigeonite (Fs28.8Wo11.2, FeO/MnO = 56), clinopyroxene host (Fs15.3Wo40.9, FeO/MnO = 44), orthopyroxene exsolution lamella (Fs34.0Wo2.7, FeO/MnO = 56), augite (Fs16.8Wo41.7, FeO/MnO = 62), plagioclase (An95.9-96.5Or0.2, N = 2).

Link to Meteoritical Bulletin Database.

Other references:
Washington University in Saint Louis lunar pages

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# NWA11273-ch # NWA11273-180 # NWA11273-201 # NWA11273-275 About Scale:  Each photo has a small one centimeter cube.  That's a little less than a half inch on a side.  The coin above is a US dime.
Weight: ~0.050 gm Weight: 0.180 gm Weight: 0.201 gm Weight: 0.275 gm
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Price: $25 Price: $41 Price: $45 Price: $60

# NWA11273-406 # NWA11273-4131 # NWA11273-414 # NWA11273-770 # NWA11273-834
Weight: 0.406 gm Weight: 0.413 gm Weight: 0.414 gm Weight: 0.770 gm Weight: 0.834 gm
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Price: $86 Price: $88 Price: $88 Price: $159 Price: $172

# NWA11273-1-118 # NWA11273-1-178 # NWA11273-1-277 # NWA11273-1-326 # NWA11273-1-394
Weight: 1.118 gm Weight: 1.178 gm Weight: 1.277 gm Weight: 1.326 gm Weight: 1.394 gm
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Price: $229 Price: $241 Price: $260 Price: $270 Price: $284

# NWA11273-1-524 # NWA11273-1-647 # NWA11273-1-803 # NWA11273-2-237 # NWA11273-2-445
Weight: 1.524 gm Weight: 1.647 gm Weight: 1.803 gm Weight: 2.237 gm Weight: 2.445 gm
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Price: $310 Price: $334 Price: $366 Price: $452 Price: $494

#NWA11273-2-667 # NWA11273-2-901 # NWA11273-3-172 # NWA11273-3-672 # NWA11273-5-237
Weight: 2.667 gm Weight: 2.901 gm Weight: 3.172 gm Weight: 3.672 gm Weight: 5.237 gm
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Price: $538 Price: sold Price: $639 Price: $739 Price: $1052

# NWA11273-5-332 # NWA11273-7-186 # NWA11273-10-542 # NWA11273-14-178
Weight: 5.332 gm Weight: 7.186 gm Weight: 10.542 gm Weight: 14.178 gm
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Price: $1071 Price: $1442 Price: $1052 Price: $1900