NWA 8251 – Lodranite Breccia (“Green-Eyed” Lodranite)

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New Lodranite Breccia: NWA 8251 (TKW = 853g) PROVISIONAL & paired to NWA 8118 (TKW = 955g)

Note the write up below is for NWA 8118:

Physical characteristics: A single breccia stone (955 g) containing prominent green clinopyroxene grains and stained kamacite.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Fragmental breccia composed of mineral clasts (up to 2.8 mm) of olivine, orthopyroxene, polysynthetically-twinned clinopyroxene, troilite, stained metal, Cr-rich chromite, rare merrillite, and some composite metal grains consisting of finely intergrown kamacite+taenite+plessite).

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa11.6-11.8; FeO/MnO = 22-27), orthopyroxene (Fs10.4-12.0Wo2.7-1.7; FeO/MnO = 14-15), clinopyroxene (Fs4.4-5.1Wo44.3-43.1; FeO/MnO = 10-12).

Classification: Lodranite breccia.

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NWA 8251 is comprised of many stones of which this is one of them. These pictures are of the original stone I purchased before cutting:

NWA8251-78g7-a     NWA8251-78g7-e

 

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All material is priced at $120/g

End-cut 1: 5.62g, 36 x 20mm x 5.0mm

NWA8251-5g62-a      NWA8251-5g62-b      NWA8251-5g62-c

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Slice 2: 6.30g, 24 x 45 x 2.0mm

NWA8251-6g30-a      NWA8251-6g30-b      NWA8251-6g30-c

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Slice 3: 6.42g, 42 x 25 x 2.7mm

NWA8251-6g43-a      NWA8251-6g43-b      NWA8251-6g43-c

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Slice 4: 6.65g, 48 x 26 x 2.1mm

NWA8251-6g65-a      NWA8251-6g65-b      NWA8251-6g65-c

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Slice 5: 7.10g, 47 x 26 x 1.9mm

NWA8251-7g10-a     NWA8251-7g10-b     NWA8251-7g10-c

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Slice 6: 7.28g, 49 x 27 x 2.1mm (HOLD)

NWA8251-7g28-a      NWA8251-7g28-b      NWA8251-7g28-c

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Slice 7: 8.67g, 50 x 26 x 2.1mm

NWA8251-8g67-a      NWA8251-8g67-b      NWA8251-8g67-c

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Slice 8: 8.99g, 47 x 26 x 3.1mm

NWA8251-8g99-a      NWA8251-8g99-b      NWA8251-8g99-c

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End-cut 9: 10.28g, 41 x 23 x 8.0mm

NWA8251-10g28-a      NWA8251-10g28-b      NWA8251-10g28-c