The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 107
Purchased: September 2017
Mass: 80 g
Lunar meteorite (feldspathic breccia)
Purchased by Fabien Kuntz in
September 2017 from a dealer in Erfoud, Morocco.
Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS)
Breccia composed of angular mineral clasts of anorthite, olivine,
orthopyroxene, pigeonite, subcalcic augite and Ti-chromite in a finer
grained matrix containing minor barite.
Olivine (Fa30.0-41.3, FeO/MnO = 87-97, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs35.7Wo4.2,
FeO/MnO = 56), pigeonite (Fs25.2-29.8Wo7.9-10.1,
FeO/MnO = 52-63, N = 2), subcalcic augite (Fs15.8Wo30.1,
FeO/MnO = 56), anorthite (An92.0-95.0Or0.2-0.1, N =
Lunar (feldspathic breccia).
Specimens: 14.11 g
including a polished slice at UWB; main mass