Northwest Africa 8277

Lunar, gabbro
Found in Northwest Africa, 2013

Lunar meteorite NWA 8277 was a small single stone weighing only 773 grams, a breccia with distinct clasts and multiple lithologies. It is noted in the meteoritical bulletin as an achondrite (lunar breccia), comparison of macroscopic and backscatter-electron textures, geochemistry of pyroxenes, olivines, and plagioclase.

We are fortunate to have a few slices of this rare material available.

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