For Sale IconNWA 8039 H3.4 Chondrite Meteorites for Sale

Location: Northwest Africa, location unknown. Purchased in 2013.

Found: 2013.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3.4).

Description: History: Purchased by Eric Twelker in 2013 from a dealer in Zagora, Morocco.
Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Very fresh specimen composed of small (0.2-0.9 mm, some up to 1.7 mm), well-formed chondrules and some mineral fragments in a black, relatively metal-rich matrix. Olivine, orthopyroxene, subcalcic augite, diopside, sodic plagioclase, chromite, kamacite and troilite.
Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa0.9-53.0; Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine 0.07-0.20 wt.%, mean 0.12±0.05 wt.%, N = 8), orthopyroxene (Fs1.3-19.8Wo0.9-2.7), subcalcic augite (Fs7.4Wo29.6), diopside (Fs0.9Wo47.1).
Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3.4). Estimation of subtype based on histograms of Cr2O3 distribution in ferroan olivine given in Fig. 4 of Grossman and Brearley (2005).

Link to Meteoritical Bulletin Database.

# NWA8039-4-1 # NWA8039-4-2 # NWA8039-4-7 # NWA8039-5-2 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: 4.1 gm Weight: 4.2 gm Weight: 4.7 gm Weight: 5.2 gm
Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice Features: Part Slice
Price: $108 Price: sold Price: sold Price: $135

# NWA8039-6-2 # NWA8039-6-21 # NWA8039-7-9 # NWA8039-8-2 # NWA8039-8-7
Weight: 6.2 gm Weight: 6.2 gm Weight: 7.9 gm Weight: 8.2 gm Weight: 8.7 gm
Features: Slice Features: End, bit of crust
other side
Features: Slice Features: Slice Features: End, crust
Price: sold Price: $160 Price: sold Price: $210 Price: sold