Price 65$/g


Zamosc , Poland
Found 1998 September
Ungrouped enstatite-rich meteorite
An 8.68 kg stone partially covered with fusion crust was found b eside a dirt road by Mr. Stanislaw Jachymek while he was searching for rocks and fossils. Classification and mineralogy (F. Wlotzka, MPI; M. Stepniewski, PGI; R. Bartoschewitz, Bart): granoblastic texture, containing ~60 vol% orthoenstatite, ~ 20 vol% metal, ~ 10 vol% troilite, and ~ 10 vol% feldspar, with accessory schreibersite, silica, oldhamite, alabandite, and amphibole; may be similar to QUE 97289; pyroxene grains 0.1–1 mm, subhedral to rounded, Fs<0.1–1.6Wo0.7; feldspar bimodal in composition,

Ab59–64An36–41Or0–0.5 and Ab86–89An0–5Or9–12; metal contains 6–16 wt% Ni, 1.6 wt% Si; troilite contains 4.7 wt% Cr, 1.4 wt% Mn, 0.9 wt% Ti. Specimens: main mass, 8.5 kg, NEM; 35 g, PGI; 17 g, Bart; 1 g, MPI.

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