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Eucrites

The Eucrites are named for a Greek word meaning "easily distinguished". Representing the most common class of achondrites, more than 100 eucrites are known, excluding all probable pairings. Although they are easily distinguished from chondrites, they closely resemble terrestrial basalts. Actually, eucrites are extraterrestrial basalts, volcanic rocks of magmatic origin, representing the crust of their parent body, Vesta. They are primarily composed of the calcium-poor pyroxene, pigeonite, and the calcium-rich plagioclase, anorthite. Additionally, eucrites often contain accessory minerals such as silica, chromite, troilite, and nickel-iron metal. Based on mineralogical and chemical differences, the eucrites have been further divided into three distinct subgroups: the non-cumulate group, the cumulate group, and the polymict group.

Dhofar 007

Found 4 december 1999 in Oman

TKW 21.7 kg

Cumulate Eucrite

Dhofar007 -00

very nice 2/3 of an individual covered with fusion crust.

134.62gr

       SOLD

 

Dhofar007 -01

perfect crusted full slice, has 4 lithologies and many shock veins

10.56gr

SOLD

Dhofar007 -02

nice crusted slice,coarse and fine grained lithologies + melts and shock veins

8.97gr

SOLD

Dhofar007 -03

crusted slice with shock veins

9.04gr

SOLD

Dhofar007 -04

end cut with two cuts, coarse grained lithology + shock veins

9.95gr

SOLD

 

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