El Mrira 001

Name: El Mrira 001     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.

This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as H4-melt breccia.

large polished slice of El Mrira 001

Physical characteristics: A notable feature of these specimens is the presence of abundant spherical to ellipsoidal vesicles and larger vugs (up to 14 mm across) in the fine grained melt-textured matrix.

Petrography: (A. Irving, UWS and P. Carpenter, WUSL) Very fresh specimen consisting of equilibrated Type 4 chondrite clasts in a very fine grained matrix with prominent vesicles (some ellipsoidal and preferentially aligned). Lithic clasts are shock-darkened and consist of well-formed chondrules in a relatively coarse grained, recrystallized matrix containing relatively abundant kamacite plus taenite, troilite, merrillite, chlorapatite and chromite. Clasts have shock stage S4. The vesicular matrix contains distributed small silicate mineral clasts set in a partly glassy, melt-textured groundmass with dispersed composite metal+troilite spherules (up to 1.5 mm in size).

Available slices…

#58101 El Mrira 001, 10g € 70,- kr. 525,-
#58102 El Mrira 001, 10g € 70,- kr. 525,-
#58103 El Mrira 001, 12,7g SOLD
#58104 El Mrira 001, 15,7g € 110,- kr. 824,-
#58105 El Mrira 001, 16,4g € 100,- kr. 750,- (wedget cut, reduced price)
#58106 El Mrira 001, 36,7g € 257,- kr. 1925,- SOLD
#58107 El Mrira 001, 84,4g € 590,- kr. 4135,-
#58107 El Mrira 001, 84,4g € 590,- kr. 4135,-
#58108 El Mrira 001, 86,2g € 600,- kr. 4500,-
#58108 El Mrira 001, 86,2g € 600,- kr. 4500,-
#58109 El Mrira 001, 112,4g € 786,- kr. 5900,-
#58109 El Mrira 001, 112,4g € 786,- kr. 5900,-

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