NWA 753 Rumuruti Chondrite Meteorites for Sale
Location: Northwest Africa. Purchased in Rissani, Morocco.
Classification: Rumuruti Chondrite (R3.9)
Description: 12 kg of this meteorite in many pieces was purchased in Rissani in 2001 January. It was probably found in the Kem Kem region. Classification and mineralogy (A. Sokol and A. Bischoff, Mün): the sample appears to be unbrecciated in tin section: olivine, Fa38.6±3.2 (range Fa20-41, n=36); Ca-poor pyroxene, Fs20.3±4.0(range Fs8-30, n=24); Ca-pyroxene, Fs9.1±0.5 Wo47.6±1.8; plagioclase, An11.4±1.7; shock stage, S2; weathering grade, W2, making it one of the freshest R chondrites besides Rumuruti; sulfides are well preserved.
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