Lunar Meteorite NWA 11273 Pairing

RARE, Lunar Meteorite! This NWA 11273 pairing is a visually stunning, Lunar meteorite from the Sahara Desert. It has been classified as a Lunar feldspathic regolith breccia.

The Following is an abbreviated write up from the Meteorite Bulletin write up for NWA 11273

Northwest Africa 11273 (NWA 11273) Purchased: 2017 Apr Classification: Lunar meteorite (feldspathic breccia) History: Material excavated from a site near Tindouf, Algeria was purchased by a consortium of collectors in April 2017 from Moroccan dealers. Petrography: (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). Classification: Lunar (feldspathic regolith breccia).

The beautiful specimens below are available.

Incredible, 9.3 g Lunar Part Slice!!! NEW!

Amazing, 5.5 g Lunar Part Slice!!! NEW!

Showy, 3.1 g Lunar Part Slice!!! NEW!

Beautiful, 2.85 g Lunar Part Slice!!! NEW!

Beautiful, 2.39 g Lunar Part Slice!!! NEW!

To place your order, or if you have any questions please feel free to email us: CONTACT

Arizona Skies Meteorites
P.O. Box 2412
Flagstaff, Arizona 86003

We accept major credit cards (through Paypal), cashiers checks and money orders. Arizona residents add sales tax.

Fossils & Meteorites For Sale (Home Page)

WE BUY METEORITES and WE BUY FOSSILS! Please let us know if you have a meteorite or high quality fossil that you want to sell and we will let you know whether we would be interested in purchasing them from you. Thanks for visiting our site.

To See other wonderful meteorites, fossils and rare collectibles check out the links below: