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NWA 999 (Eucrite) - 2.7g Partslice with Black Grains

NWA 999 has been classified as an extremely fine-grained brecciated basaltic Eucrite with low Calcium and unusually REE (Rare Earth Elements) rich. Some thin grey shock veins are also present in NWA 999 which are more evident in the second image below. This meteorite also has some unusual tiny black grains located throughout the matrix as can be seen below. In 2001, a number of stones with a Total Known Weight of about 800g-850g were found which are quite fresh and display a beautiful rich-black fusion crust. This 2.7g Partslice is part of the Meteorites Australia Collection (MA.05.0096).

NWA 999 (Eucrite) 2.7g Partslice
NWA 999 (Eucrite) - 2.7g Partslice.

NWA 999 (Eucrite) 2.7g Partslice
NWA 999 (Eucrite) - 2.7g Partslice.


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