Find / Fall: Found – 2017
Classification: Lunar (fragmental breccia)
Total Known Weight: 333 g
Northwest Africa 12593 is a Lunar Fragmental Regolith Breccia. This meteorite is dark with a sandblasted surface lacking fusion crust. NWA 12593 consists of many small irregular clasts set in a fine-grained vesiculated (regolith) matrix. A single stone from Mali was reported found in 2017 weighing 332.8 grams.
NWA 12593 is one of only three meteorites classified as Lunar Fragmental Regolith Breccia. We are offering a very limited supply of slices of this most interesting lunar meteorite. For individuals collecting meteorite types, this might be an opportunity to not miss.