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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NWA 4801 Meteorite Thin Section
4x/0.25, A3550UPA CCD 5MP, angrite, northwest africa, polarized, scope2, zerene stacker

NWA 4801 Meteorite Thin Section

NWA 4801 Meteorite Thin Section

NWA 4801 Meteorite Thin Section

Thin section of the NWA 4801 angrite in cross polarized light. It is a plutonic igneous cumulate type angrite. Notice all the 180 degree triple junctions! Detailed information can be found at Meteorite Studies.

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NWA 4590 Meteorite Thin Section
4x/0.25, A3550UPA CCD 5MP, achondrite, angrite, northwest africa, polarized, scope2, zerene stacker

NWA 4590 Meteorite Thin Section

NWA 4590 Meteorite Thin Section

NWA 4590 Meteorite Thin Section

Classified as an angrite, NWA 4590 provides a unique sample from the parent body. Analysis of its textural and mineralogical features shows it to be “sub-volcanic”; rather than the more common plutonic or basaltic angrite. Detailed information can be found at Meteorite Studies.

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