Mars Meteorite Necklace - Genuine Martian Meteorite Jewelry - 14Kt Gold - TOP
Mars Meteorite Necklace - Genuine Martian Meteorite Jewelry - 14Kt Gold - TOP :
On Offer:MartianPendant - set in 14Kt gold. This exquisite pendant features a center stone fashioned from agenuine martian meteorite. The center stone is hand crafted in the US from the martian shergottite meteorite NWA 10441.
Dimensionsnot including bail:Approximately 17 mm x 17 mm x 2.17 mm
Dimensionsincluding bail:Approximately26mm x 17 mm x 5.2mm
What you get:NWA 10441 Martian Meteorite Specimen set in a 14K goldpendant asshown, 18" 14Kt gold chain as pictured, signedCertificate of Authenticity, shipping/storage membrane box.
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Northwest Africa 10441Basic informationName:Northwest Africa 10441
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
history:Meteoritical Bulletin:MB 104(2015)Martian (shergottite)Recommended:Martian (shergottite)[explanation]
This is 1 of 185 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Martian (shergottite).[show all]
Search for other:Martian meteoritesComments:Approved 26 Dec 2015WriteupWriteup fromMB 104:
Northwest Africa 10441(NWA 10441)
Purchased: April 2015
Classification: Martian meteorite (Shergottite)
History: Purchased by team eegooblago (Brahim Tahiri, Dustin Dickens and Sean Tutorow) while on expedition in Northwest Africa and Western Sahara in April and May 2015.
Physical characteristics: Six indentical appearing stones with no fusion crust. Saw-cut surfaces show an intergranular mix of light-green pyroxene and maskelynite. Dark colored melt veins and pockets are prominent, with most showing significant vesiculation.
Petrography: (C. Agee,UNM) This meteorite consists of ~50% pyroxene, ~30% maskelynite, and ~15% shock melt. Pyroxenes show igneous zoning, and some are partially melted from shock. Shock melt domains are up to 1 cm wide and many contain vesicles 1-3 mm in diameter. All plagioclase has been transformed to maskelynite. Fe-sulfide, Ti-magnetite, ilmenite, and silica observed.
Geochemistry: (C. Agee and N. Muttik,UNM) Pigeonite Fs49.5±9.2Wo15.7±3.3, Fe/Mn=36±3, n=31; augite Fs28.4±6.7Wo33.3±2.0, Fe/Mn=32±3, n=33; maskelynite An53.8±1.7Ab44.2±2.0Or2.1±0.7.
Classification: Martian (shergottite).
Specimens: 20.5 g including a probe mount on deposit atUNM, Sean Tutorow holds the main mass.Data from:
Line 0:Place of purchase:Northwest AfricaDate:P April 2015Mass (g):238.79Pieces:6Class:Martian (shergottite)Shock stage:highWeathering grade:moderateFerrosilite (mol%):49.5±9.2, 28.4±6.7Wollastonite (mol%):15.7±3.3, 33.3±2.0Classifier:C. Agee, UNMType spec mass (g):20.5Type spec location:UNM