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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Weight: ~0.050 gm Weight: 0.465 gm Weight: 0.604 gm Weight: 0.647 gm
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# NWA11273-730 # NWA11273-901 # NWA11273-905 # NWA11273-930 # NWA11273-1-118
Weight: 0.730 gm Weight: 0.901 gm Weight: 0.905 gm Weight: 0.930 gm Weight: 1.118 gm
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# NWA11273-1-277 #NWA11273-1-427 #NWA11273-1-789 #NWA11273-2-005 #NWA11273-2-072
Weight: 1.277 gm Weight: 1.427 gm Weight: 1.789 gm Weight: 2.005 gm Weight: 2.072 gm
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# NWA11273-2-237 #NWA11273-2-387 #NWA11273-2-3871 #NWA11273-2-636 #NWA11273-2-667
Weight: 2.237 gm Weight: 2.387 gm Weight: 2.387 gm Weight: 2.636 gm Weight: 2.667 gm
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# NWA11273-2-931 # NWA11273-3-672 #NWA11273-2-636 # NWA11273-4-652 # NWA11273-10-542
Weight: 2.931 gm Weight: 3.672 gm Weight: 2.636 gm Weight: 4.652 gm Weight: 10.542 gm
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