NWA 7022, Lunar Feldspathic Breccia

The fusion-crusted and oriented ~385 gram main mass of Northwest Africa 7022 displays the meteorite’s two lithologies beautifully.  We informally dubbed the stone the “bi-modal beauty,” after the contrasting light and dark portions of the meteorite.  The meteorite is a KREEP-bearing feldspathic breccia, and is the most sodium-rich Lunar meteorite yet found.  It is also one of the least-weathered Lunar meteorites from Northwest Africa.

Meteoritical Bulletin entry for NWA 7022.

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