Martian Meteorite Thin Section NWA 2975
Martian Meteorite Thin Section
NWA 2975 paired
Microprobe Polished Thin Section
Slide = 30 x 45 mm
(no cover slip, thickness=30 microns)
Northwest Africa 2975 - b-SHE - TKW 70.1g
A fully crusted stone weighing 70.10g was purchased by Mike Farmer in Morocco in November 2005. Classified as a basaltic shergottite, contains veins and patches of shock-produced vesicular glass.
NWA 2975 and NWA 2986 (note that Michael Farmer or Jim Strope only can used the numbers NWA 2975 and NWA 2986). Abstract on NWA 2975 "An Evolved Basaltic Shergottite with Vesicular Glass Pockets and Trapped Melt Inclusions" LPSC 37 by J. Wittke, T. Bunch et al. in March 2006.