NWA 8010 Meteorite Thin Section
4x/0.25, achondrite, LMScope, lunar, Nikon D810, northwest africa, polarized, scope2, zerene stacker

NWA 8010 Meteorite Thin Section

NWA 8010 Meteorite Thin Section

NWA 8010 Meteorite Thin Section

NWA 8010 has many fascinating melt veins which reflect its unique historical formation. Viewed in cross polarized light this meteorite thin section is a wonderful sample of the Moon.

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Crystalline Lunar Spherules

Northwest Africa 8010

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NWA 32 Meteorite Thin Section
10x/0.25, achondrite, LMScope, lunar, Nikon D810, northwest africa, polarized, scope2, zerene stacker

NWA 032 Meteorite Thin Section

NWA 32 Meteorite Thin Section

NWA 032 Meteorite Thin Section

The scientifically important Northwest Africa 032 basalt meteorite contains olivine and pyroxene phenocrysts, which can be clearly seen in this thin section mosaic. Being one of the youngest basalts from the Moon, it provides clues regarding the formation of the Lunar Mare.

Northwest Africa 032 and 479 Pairing

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NWA 10646 Meteorite Thin Section
10x/0.25, achondrite, angrite, LMScope, Nikon D810, northwest africa, polarized, scope2, zerene stacker

NWA 10646 Meteorite Thin Section

NWA 10646 Meteorite Thin Section

NWA 10646 Meteorite Thin Section

Angrites viewed in cross polarized light shine with the most spectacular and astonishing colors. And this sample of NWA 10646 definitely lives up to the Angrite family name. Just look at those mineral grains with shades of deep green, sky blue, and sunset yellow!

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