NWA 5384 Meteorite Thin Section
4x/0.25, earth, northwest africa, polarized, primitive achondrite, scope2, Tucsen C30 3MP sCMOS, zerene stacker

NWA 5384 Meteorite Thin Section

NWA 5384 Meteorite Thin Section

NWA 5384 Meteorite Thin Section

Primitive achondrite NWA 5384 (provisional) in thin section viewed with cross polarized light. There are additional images of other thin sections at thinsections.ch

Daniel Ambrosi (danielambrosi.com) applied a custom version of Google’s DeepDream software to this panoramic image of NWA 5384. You can view the impressive Dreamscape in Ambrosi’s Portfolio: “Dreamscapes 2: From Inner Space to Outer Space

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4x/0.25, A3550UPA CCD 5MP, achondrite, earth, northwest africa, polarized, scope2, zerene stacker

NWA 5400 Meteorite Thin Section

NWA 5400 Meteorite Thin Section

NWA 5400 Meteorite Thin Section

A fascinating ungrouped achondrite brachinite-like meteorite, North West Africa 5400 provides a spectacular visual display of an object associated with the Earth at the time of its formation. It is speculated that the parent body of this meteorite was either Earth itself, before the Moon formation or Theia — the hypothesized object which collided with Earth. More information here and here.

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