[meteorite-list] AD: Special - NWA 7603, Enstatite Achondrite

From: Stefan Ralew <stefan_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:09:04 +0200
Message-ID: <B650D24C7E36455987145BD571B26FCF_at_StefanPC>

Dear List Members,

today I would like to continue to present some extremely rare and exotic

NWA 7603, an enstatite achondrite with a Tkw of only 126 g.

Enstatite achondrites are a extremely rare class of meteorites with only 6
approved meteorites of this type listed in the Meteoritical Bulletin. The
total weight of all 6 enstatite achondrites together is less than 1 kg, they
are thus rarer than meteorites from Mars and the Moon!
In the Meteoritical Bulletin they are described as followed:
?An enstatite-rich achondrite that has not yet been classified into a

NWA 7603 is a very beautiful meteorite, it is a hard rock which can be
polished very well. Iron metal is well preserved and visible.
The following pieces is all that is available of NWA 7603. Please take a
look under the following link if your are interested.

If you have any questions, please don?t hesitate to contact me.
info at meteoriten.com

In the coming weeks I will present some more amazing meteorites at this
place, don?t miss the opportunity to aquire some very exotic meteorites for
your collection! Thank you for looking!

Best wishes,

Received on Thu 23 Apr 2015 04:09:04 PM PDT

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