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NWA 7888 LL7 7.9 gram Part Slice *SOLD*

64.00
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NWA 7888 LL7 7.9 gram Part Slice *SOLD*

64.00

NWA 7888 is one of only 42 meteorites classified as LL7. This type is exceedingly rare and therefore it tends to be pricey. My price of $8/g is the lowest I could find anywhere, making this an economical way to fill the niche in your collection.

 

Northwest Africa 7888 (NWA 7888)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2013 Feb

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7)

History: Purchased by Alexandre Debienne in February 2013 from a dealer in Agadir, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Completely recrystallized assemblage of olivine, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene, sodic plagioclase, Ti-bearing chromite, iron sulfide, altered kamacite and taenite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa31.8-32.0, FeO/MnO = 90-95), orthopyroxene (Fs25.2-25.3Wo1.7-2.2), clinopyroxene (Fs9.5-11.1Wo44.0-42.2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7).

Specimens: Type specimen plus one polished probe mount at PSF; main mass with A. Debienne.

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NWA 7888 is one of only 42 meteorites classified as LL7. This type is exceedingly rare and therefore it tends to be pricey. My price of $8/g is the lowest I could find anywhere, making this an economical way to fill the niche in your collection.

 

Northwest Africa 7888 (NWA 7888)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2013 Feb

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7)

History: Purchased by Alexandre Debienne in February 2013 from a dealer in Agadir, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Completely recrystallized assemblage of olivine, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene, sodic plagioclase, Ti-bearing chromite, iron sulfide, altered kamacite and taenite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa31.8-32.0, FeO/MnO = 90-95), orthopyroxene (Fs25.2-25.3Wo1.7-2.2), clinopyroxene (Fs9.5-11.1Wo44.0-42.2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7).

Specimens: Type specimen plus one polished probe mount at PSF; main mass with A. Debienne.