AGOULT

From the Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 85, September, 2001:

Agoult - Found in Morocco, March 2000, 30 33' N., 4 54' W.

Classified as Achondrite (unbrecciated eucrite)

An 82 gram stone was found by a person prospecting for meteorites.  Mineralogy and classification (J. Barrat, UAng; P. Gillet, ENSL): a crusted stone; broken surfaces show a himogenious, sugary textured interior; many 120 degree contacts are present between grains.  Pyroxene ranges from Fs58.9 Wo4.4 to Fs30.6 Wo41.1.  Bulk composition shows a flat rare earth pattern with a small positive Eu anomaly.

 

Subsequent to the original find, another specimen weighing 400 grams was discovered.  It is from this specimen that I am offering the following pieces. 

 

Measurements of all specimens taken at widest points.

4.7 grams measuring 16.9mm by 13.5mm by 9.7mm thick  Fusion crust is present along the left side and the top in the first photo.  Photos 2 and 3 show the two sides of fusion crust. - SOLD   Photo 1 - Photo 2 - Photo 3

 

5.1 grams measuring 20.4mm by 19.3mm by 6mm thick  Fusion crust is present along top in the first photo.  Photo 2 shows a close-up of the fusion crust. - SOLD   Photo 1 - Photo 2

 

5.3 grams measuring 40.2mm by 27.6mm by 3.4mm thick.  Fusion crust is present along top and left edge in first photo.  Photos 2 and 3 show the two sides of fusion crust.  This is a KILLER slice - SOLD  Photo 1 - Photo 2 - Photo 3

 

 

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