NWA 7574 (EUC-pmict)


Name: NWA 7574
Class: polymict eucrite (S-strong, W-low)
Region: Erfoud, Maroko
Date: 2012
TKW: 90g

The meteorite displys a fesh greyish interior with easily discernable basaltic and dark melt clasts set into a fine groundmass. Some larger pyroxene fragments also occurr. The matrix is intensely fracture and the meteorite shows strong shock effects, e.g. plagioclase is partly to totally converted into maskelynite.

fs 2.31 g

NWA 7574 (EUC-pmict)NWA 7574 (EUC-pmict)
photos: Marcin Cimała


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