Martian Meteorite NWA 12269 Pairing



Here we are offering spectacular, Martian Shergottite full slices which have been prepared to have the maximum display area to weight ratios possible.
Below is an excerpt from Meteoritical Bulletin:
Northwest Africa 12269 (NWA 12269) (Northwest Africa) Purchased: 2018 Jul Classification: Martian meteorite (Shergottite) History: Purchased in Ouarzazate, Morocco by Mohamed Aid in July 2018. Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS; P. Carpenter, WUSL) Relatively fine grained with intersertal texture. Composed predominantly of zoned clinopyroxene and maskelynite (some exhibiting a curved, narrow lath-like habit) with accessory fine grained intergrowths of hedenbergite+fayalite+silica, Fe-Ti oxides, merrillite and pyrrhotite. Geochemistry: Subcalcic augite (Fs24.8-41.8Wo31.4-24.3, FeO/MnO = 30-33, N = 3), ferropigeonite (Fs66.9-73.0Wo16.6-16.5, FeO/MnO = 41-43, N = 2), maskelynite (An51.9-53.1Or1.3-1.2, N = 2). Classification: Martian (shergottite, fine-intersertal) Specimens: 20.5 g including one polished thin section at UWB; remainder with Mr. Aaronson.


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