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Location: Sahara Desert, exact location unknown. (Purchased in Zagora)

Found: April, 2013.

Classification: Lunar feldspathic breccia.

Description: Fresh 59.8g specimen composed of angular clasts (some lithic clasts up to 1.2 cm across, but mostly mineral fragments) in a finer grained, dark matrix.  Minerals present are anorthite, olivine (Fa37.8-61.2; FeO/MnO = 90-107), pigeonite (Fs27.1-28.1Wo13.3-11.0; FeO/MnO = 56-58), subcalcic augite (Fs17.1-22.3Wo35.9-29.9; FeO/MnO = 41-53), ferroan subcalcic augite (Fs44.0Wo39.4; FeO/MnO = 74), Ti-chromite, troilite, rare silica polymorph and a shred-like grain of kamacite.  A thin vesicular, glassy shock vein was found.  Bulk composition): INAA of subsamples gave mean abundances of FeO 8.8 wt.%, and (in ppm) Sc 16, La 6.5, Sm 3.1, Eu 0.92, Yb 2.2, Th 1.0.

Link to Meteoritical Bulletin Database.

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#NWA7948-0701 #NWA7948-1-850 #NWA7948-2-289 #NWA7948-3-045 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: 0.070 gm Weight: 1.850 gm Weight: 2.289 gm Weight: 3.045 gm
Features: Part slice Features: Part slice Features: Slice Features: End
Price: sold $1855 sold $3050

#NWA7948-3-054 #NWA7948-3-825
Weight: 3.054 gm Weight: 3.825 gm
Features: Part slice Features: Slice
$3059 sold