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an up-to-date (and subject to frequent change) 

in approximate order of decreasing alumina (Al2O3) concentration
(also see alternate list in alphanumeric order)

The list contains only those meteorites that have been announced in The Meteoritical Bulletin, described elsewhere in the scientific literature, or that I've studied myself and know to be of lunar origin.

For the geochemically inclined: Click here (or on any FeO concentration below) to see where the meteorite plots in compositional space.
  

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Abar al' Uj (AaU)
012
Elephant Moraine (EET)
87521  96008
MacAlpine Hills (MAC)
88104  88105
Sayh al Uhaymir (SaU)
169  300  449
Allan Hills (ALHA)
A81005
Graves Nunataks (GRA)
06157
Meteorite Hills (MET)
01210
Shişr
160  161  162  166
Jiddat al Harasis (JaH)
348
Miller Range (MIL)
05035  07006  090034  090036  090070  090075
Asuka
881757
Kalahari
008  009
Northeast Africa (NEA)
001  003
 (Yanai)
1153
 
LaPaz Icefield (LAP)
02205  02224  02226  02436  03632  04841
Oued Awlitis (OA)
001
Dar al Gani (DaG)
262  400  996  1042  1048  1058
Larkman Nunatak (LAR)
06638
Pecora Escarpment (PCA)
02007
 
Mount DeWitt (DEW)
12007
Lynch
002
Queen Alexandra Range (QUE)
93069  94269  94281
 
Dhofar
025  026  081  280  287  301  302  303  304  305  306  307  308  309  310  311  457  458  459  460  461  462  463  464  465  466  467  468  489  490  730  731  733  908  909  910  911  925  950  960  961  1084  1085  1180  1224  1428  1436  1442  1443  1527  1528  1627  1629  1669  1673  1766 
Northwest Africa (NWA)
032  479  482  773  2200  2700  2727  2977  2995  2996  2998  3136  3160  3163  3170  3190  3333  4472  4483  4485  4503  4734  4819  4881  4884  4898  4932  4936  5000  5151  5152  5153  5207  5406  5744  6221  6252  6275  6355  6470  6481  6554  6555  6570  6578  6687  6721  6888  6950  7007  7022  7173  7190  7262  7274  7493  7611  7834  7931  7948  7959  7986  8001  8010  8022  8046  8055  8127  8181  8182  8222  8277  8306  8455 

The List

N
name
when found or purchased
lunar rock type*
mass
(grams)
where found
or purchased
Al2O3
(%)
FeO**
(%)
Th
(ppm)
highly feldspathic (noritic and troctolitic anorthosite), thorium-poor breccias
1
Northwest Africa 2998
2006
feldspathic breccia
163
Morocco
32
2.7
0.13
2
Dhofar 081/ 280/ 910/ 1224
1999-2003
feldspathic glassy-matrix fragmental breccia
572
Oman
32
2.8
0.14
3
Northwest Africa 7262
2012
feldspathic fragmental breccia
413
Morocco
32
3.1
0.2
4
Shişr 162
2006
feldspathic impact-melt breccia
5525
Oman
31
3.2
0.16
5
Miller Range 090034/ 090070/ 090075
2009
feldspathic regolith breccia
476.549
Antarctica
31
3.5
0.2
6
Northwest Africa 2200
2004
feldspathic regolith breccia
552
Morocco
30
3.9
0.4
7
Dhofar 302
2001
feldspathic impact-melt breccia
3.83
Oman
30
3.1
0.3
8
Larkman Nunatak 06638
2007
feldspathic regolith breccia
5.293
Antarctica
30
0.4
9
Oued Awlitis 001
2014
feldspathic impact-melt breccia
432.5
Western Sahara
? 3.4 0.2
10
[unnamed 65]
2014?
feldspathic breccia
?
northwestern
Africa
? 3.9 0.2
11
Shişr 160
2008
feldspathic regolith breccia
100.86
Oman
30
3.9
0.3
12
Dhofar 733/ 1766
2002/ 2011
feldspathic granulitic breccia
390
Oman
30
3.1
0.09
13
Northwest Africa 7493
2011
feldspathic fragmental breccia
503
Morocco
30
4.4
0.3
14
Northwest Africa 8022
2013
feldspathic granultic breccia
1226
probably
Algeria
30
0.7
15
Northwest Africa 7959
2013
feldspathic breccia
156
Morocco
?
0.4
16
Dar al Gani 400/ 1058
1998/ 1998
feldspathic regolith breccia
3240
Libya
29
3.1
0.2
17
Graves Nunataks 06157
2007
feldspathic regolith breccia
0.788
Antarctica
29
3.6
0.2
18
[Northwest Africa 8222 provisional]
2013
breccia
208.6
northwestern
Africa
?
3.9
0.2
19
Northwest Africa 482
2001
feldspathic impact-melt breccia
1015
probably
Algeria
29
3.8
0.2
20
Abar al' Uj (AaU) 012 2012 feldspathic breccia 122.78 Saudi Arabia 29 4.0 0.4
21
Dhofar 490/ 1084
2001/ 2003
feldspathic fragmental breccia
124
Oman
29
4.0
0.4
22
Shişr 166
2008
feldspathic impact-melt breccia
128.8
Oman
29
4.1
0.4
23
Northwest Africa 6578
2010
feldspathic granulitic breccia
1638
Morocco
?
4.2
0.4
24
Dhofar 1428
2006
feldspathic regolith breccia
213
Oman
29
4.2
0.4
25
Dhofar 026/ 457/ 458/ 459/ 460/ 461/ 462/ 463/ 464/ 465/ 466/ 467/ 468/ 1669
2000/ 2001/ 2010
feldspathic granulitic breccia
712
Oman
29
4.3
0.4
26
MacAlpine Hills 88104/ 88105
1989
feldspathic regolith breccia
723.7
Antarctica
29
4.3
0.4
27
Queen Alexandra Range 93069/ 94269
1993/ 1994
feldspathic regolith breccia
24.6
Antarctica
29
4.4
0.5
28
[unnamed 63]
2014?
feldspathic breccia
181
northwestern
Africa
? 4.6 1.1
29
Northwest Africa 6721
2011
feldspathic fragmental breccia
181
Morocco
29
5.0
0.5
30
Dhofar 303/ 305/ 306/ 307/ 309/ 310/ 311/ 489/ 730/ 731/ 908/ 909/ 911/ 950/ 1085/ [unnamed 28]/
2001-2003
feldspathic impact-melt breccia
1037
[1078]
Oman
28
3.2
0.07
31
Yamato 82192/ 82193/ 86032
1983/ 1986
feldspathic fragmental breccia
712.14
Antarctica
28
4.7
0.19
32
Dar al Gani 262/ 996/ 1042/ 1048
1997/ 99/
99/ 01
feldspathic regolith breccia
1327
Libya
28
4.4
0.4
33
Jiddat al Harasis 348
2006
feldspathic fragmental breccia
18.4
Oman
28
5.5
0.3
34
Northwest Africa 8001
2013
feldspathic fragmental breccia
23.4
northwestern
Africa
28
1.3
35
Dhofar 025/ 301/ 304/ 308
2000-2010
feldspathic regolith breccia
775
Oman
27
4.8
0.6
36
Northwest Africa 8046 2012
feldspathic fragmental breccia
47.3
northwestern
Africa
27
0.2
37
Northwest Africa 6481
2010
feldspathic fragmental breccia
13.7
Morocco
27
4.7
0.6
38
Miller Range 090036
2009
feldspathic regolith breccia
244.830
Antarctica
27
5.0
1.6
39
[unnamed]
("specimen 1153")
<2000
feldspathic regolith breccia
?
Antarctica
27
5.2
?
40
Northwest Africa 7022
2011
feldspathic fragmental breccia dominated by one large impact-melt-breccia clast
444
northwestern> Africa
27
25
FB: 5.3
IB: 6.3
FB: 2.1
IB: 3.1
41
[unnamed 62]
2014?
feldspathic breccia
5900
northwestern
Africa
? 5.1 0.8
42
[unnamed 69]
2014?
feldspathic breccia
?
northwestern
Africa
? 5.1 0.8
43
Northeast Africa 001
2002
feldspathic regolith breccia
262
Sudan
27
5.4
0.2
44
Dhofar 1436/ 1443
2004/ 2001
feldspathic impact-melt breccia
60.9
Oman
27
5.6
0.4
45
Miller Range 07006
2007
feldspathic regolith breccia
1.368
Antarctica
27
5.6
0.4
46
Northwest Africa 6888
2011
feldspathic regolith breccia
208
northwestern
Africa
27
5.7
0.7
47
Northwest Africa 3163/ 4483/ 4881/ 6275
2005
feldspathic granulitic breccia
2449
Mauritania or Algeria
27
5.7
0.11
48
Northwest Africa 8055
2013
feldspathic fragmental breccia
98
Morocco
27
0.2
49
Dhofar 1673/ [unnamed 40]
2009
feldspathic regolith breccia
15.1
[72.1]
Oman
26
5.6
0.4
50
Northwest Africa 5000
2007
feldspathic fragmental breccia
11,528
Morocco
26
5.8
0.7
51
Pecora Escarpment 02007
2003
feldspathic regolith breccia
22.372
Antarctica
26
6.2
0.4
52
Northwest Africa 7274
2012
feldspathic breccia
372.6
Morocco
?
6.1
1.9
53
Yamato 791197
1979
feldspathic regolith breccia
52.4
Antarctica
26
6.3
0.3
54
Allan Hills A81005
1982
feldspathic regolith breccia
31.4
Antarctica
26
5.5
0.3
less feldspathic (anorthositic norite and troctolite) breccias
with little mare basalt
55
Northwest Africa 4936/ 5406/ 6221/ 6355/ 6470/ 6570/ 7190 /7986/ [8181 provisional]
2007-2013
feldspathic glassy-matrix breccia
1858
[1876]
Morocco
25
5.9
1.9
56
Northwest Africa 8455/ [unnamed 58]/ [unnamed 59], [unnamed 67], & [unnamed 73]
2014
feldspathic breccia
2814
[4293]
northwestern
Africa
25
2.5
57
Northwest Africa 8010 2013 feldspathic, glassy-matrix, regolith breccia 58 Morocco 25 6.0 2.2
58
Shişr 161
2008
feldspathic regolith breccia
57.2
Oman
25
5.9
0.16
59
Dhofar 1527
2009
feldspathic impact-melt breccia
42.6
Oman
25
8.0
0.5
60
Dhofar 1528
2009
feldspathic breccia
213.2
Oman
?
5.7
0.4
61
[unnamed 64] 2014 feldspathic breccia ? northwestern
Africa
? 6.7 2.4
62
Northwest Africa 5207
2007
regolith breccia
101
Morocco
24
7.6
1.3
63
Dhofar 1627/ [unnamed 70]
2010
feldspathic impact-melt breccia
86.1
Oman
24
5.7
2.7
64
[unnamed 66]
2014?
feldspathic breccia
?
northwestern
Africa
? 7.2 0.8
65
Northwest Africa 7931
2013
feldspathic regolith breccia
5.92
northwestern
Africa
25
7.5
0.6
66
Sayh al Uhaymir 449
2006
feldspathic, glassy-matrix regolith breccia
16.5
Oman
23
7.9
0.9
67
Dhofar 925/ 960/ 961
2003/ 2007
clast-rich, glassy-matrix regolith breccia
106
Oman
23-18
1-4
68
Northwest Africa 5744/ [unnamed 55]/[unnamed 60]/ [unnamed 68]/ [unnamed 74]
2009-2014
magnesian feldspathic granulitic breccia
170
[1222]
Mali
23
0.10
69
Northwest Africa 4819
2007
feldspathic regolith breccia
234
Morocco
22
7.0
1.5
70
Yamato 983885
1999
basalt-bearing
feldspathic regolith breccia
289.71
Antarctica
22
8.8
2.1
71
[Northwest Africa 7173 provisional]
2011
feldspathic regolith breccia
4050
Mauritania
22
9.9
1.1
72
Northwest Africa 4932
2007
feldspathic impact-melt breccia
93.3
Algeria
22
8.6
0.5
73
Northwest Africa 2995/ 2996/ 3190/ 4503/ 5151/ 5152/ 6252/ 6554/ 6555/ [unnamed 3]/ [unnamed 12]
2005-2014
feldspathic regolith breccia
2224
[3083]
Morocco
20
1.5
74
Dhofar 1629 2007 glassy-matrix regolith breccia 2.512 Oman 20 9.7 1.7
75
Northwest Africa 7834/ 7948/ [8306 provisional]
2012,
2013
regolith breccia
964
[2354]
probably Mauritania
?
1.1
76
Mount DeWitt 12007
2013
feldspathic regolith breccia
94.2
Antarctica
?
?
~1

Th-rich (>3.5 ppm), moderately mafic breccias

77
Lynch 002
2010
regolith breccia
36.54
Australia
?
9.0
5
78
Calcalong Creek
~1990
basalt-bearing
feldspathic regolith breccia
19
Australia
21
9.6
4
79
Northwest Africa 4472/ 4485
2006
mafic regolith breccia
252
Africa
18
9.3
7
80
Sayh al Uhaymir 169
2002
regolith breccia with large mafic impact-melt breccia clast
206.45
Oman
IB: 16
RB: 18
32
9
81
Dhofar 1442
2005
mafic regolith breccia
106.5
Oman
14
15
82
Northwest Africa 6687
2010
mafic breccia
42.4
Morocco

12

6
basaltic breccias
some containg feldspathic material
83
Dhofar 1180
2005
basalt-bearing regolith breccia
115.2
Oman
23
9.2
0.9
84
[unnamed 04] 2005 basalt-bearing regolith breccia 26 northwestern
Africa
19 11.5 0.8
85
Northwest Africa 8182
2013
feldspathic breccia
15.6
northwestern
Africa
?
11.5
2.3
86
Northwest Africa 5153
2007
basalt-bearing regolith or fragmental breccia
50.4
Morocco
17
1.5
87
Northwest Africa 7611/ 8277
2012-2013
basalt-bearing regolith breccia
1689
northwestern
Africa
17
0.9
88
Yamato 793274/ 981031
1980/ 1999
basalt-bearing regolith breccia
194.5
Antarctica
17
1.0
89
Northwest Africa 4884
2007
basalt-bearing regolith breccia
42
northwestern
Africa
17
0.9
90
Meteorite Hills 01210
2001
basaltic regolith breccia
22.83
Antarctica
17
0.9
91
Queen Alexandra Range 94281
1994
basaltic regolith breccia
23.4
Antarctica
17
1.0
92
Northwest Africa 3136 2004 basaltic regolith breccia
95.1
Algeria or Morocco 14 15.4 1.3
93
Kalahari 008/ 009 1999 feldspathic regolith breccia & monomict basaltic fragmental breccia 14,098 Botswana FB: 28
BB: 14
4.6
17.1
0.2
<0.2
94
Elephant Moraine 87521/ 96008
1987/ 1996
basaltic or gabbroic regolith breccia
83.7
Antarctica
13
0.9
95
Northwest Africa 773/ 2700/ 2727/ 2977/ 3160/ 3170 / 3333/ 6950/ 7007/ 8127/ Anoual
2000-2012
fragmental breccia with large clasts of olivine-phyric basalt and olivine gabbro cumulate
2613
northwestern
Africa
RB: 9
MB: 8
OG: 4
2.2
1.5
1.1
largely unbrecciated
mare basalts
96
Northwest Africa 4898
2007
mare basalt
137
northwestern
Africa
12
0.4
97
Yamato 793169
1979
mare basalt
6.1
Antarctica
11
0.7
98
Asuka 881757
1988
mare basalt (or gabbro)
442
Antarctica
10
0.4
99
Miller Range 05035
2005
mare basalt (or gabbro)
142.216
Antarctica
9
0.5
100
LaPaz Icefield 02205/ 02224/ 02226/ 02436/ 03632/ 04841
2002-2005
mare basalt
1930.4
Antarctica
10
2.2
101
Northwest Africa 4734
2006
mare basalt
1372
Morocco
10
1.9
102
Northwest Africa 032/ 479
1999/ 2001
mare basalt
456
Morocco
9
1.9
103
[Unnamed 52]
  
mare basalt
24
northwestern
Africa
?
1.2
104
Dhofar 287
2001
mare basalt with minor regolith breccia
154
Oman
MB: 8
RB: ?
21.6
?
0.6
?
105
Northeast Africa 003
2000 & 2001
mare basalt with minor basaltic impact-melt breccia
124
Libya
MB: 8
Brx: 4
0.4
0.9

Meteorites listed in the same box with a slash (/ ), e.g., MacAlpine Hills 88104 and MacAlpine Hills 88105 are paired, i.e., they are two or more fragments of a single object that made the Moon-Earth trip.  Other unidentified pairings may exist. 

*  It is not always possible to identify the type of breccia from a small thin section and different petrologists don't always agree on the classification. Some of these classifications might be in error.

** Total iron as FeO.

Thanks to Erich H. Haiderer, Norbert Classen, and Tony Irving for providing samples, images, and opinions that help sort out possible pairing relationships among the many Dhofar and Northwest Africa lunar meteorites

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