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Lunar meteorite. NWA 13676. Moon rock.

Lunar meteorite. NWA 13676. Moon rock

Lunar meteorite. NWA 13676. Moon rock

Characteristics

Weight

97,1 grams

Found

NWA, 2020

$3.400

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Description

Lunar meteorites are the result of another meteorite hitting the Moon and releasing its rock into space, where they were floating for probably millions of years until their trajectory led them to Earth. This lunar feldspathic breccia meteorite is from the famous yet recently discovered strewn field in Algeria.

It is known that these meteorites are from the Moon because lunar rocks were picked up and brought to Earth in the Apollo missions, testing their composition and then scientifically proving that they cannot come from any other part of the Solar System but from the Moon.

This piece is a feldspathic regolith breccia and it is high likely paired with the newly classified meteorite NWA 13676. This meteorite has 2 lithologies, one black and one grey. This specimen comes from the grey lithology.

Certificate of authenticity included. IMCA 5591.

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