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NWA 7034 "The Black Beauty" Unique Martian Meteorite
Bilanga, Diogenite
Camel Donga, Eucrite
NWA 725, Winonaite
NWA 2751, Polymict Eucrite
NWA 2752, Howardite
NWA 2975, Shergottite (Mars)
NWA 3197, Anomalous Howardite
NWA 5363, Ungrouped Achondrite
NWA 6470, Lunar
NWA 7022, Lunar
Tissint, Shergottite (Mars)
Tissint fragments (Mars)
Zaklodzie, Ungrouped Enstatite Achondrite
NWA 725, Winonaite
This is a rather interesting meteorite that helped foster the acceptance of the idea that chondrules do exist in some meteorites traditionally regarded as (primitive) achondrites.  Initially classified as an Acapulcoite, O-isotope data for this meteorite suggested otherwise.  It is still noted as an Acapulcoite in some of the following papers, but don't let that confuse you.  It's definitely a winonaite. 

Acapulcoite complexities: Clues from trace element distributions

Evolution of the winoniate parent body: Clues from silicate mineral trace element distributions

So, this meteorite is one of the few "primitive achondrites" that's not actually an achondrite.  As you can see from the photos, this full slice is full of chondrules.  It represents the most primitive material we know of from the Winonaite/IAB parent body.  Pretty cool.

26.089 gram slice - sold

A full fusion-crusted slice.  It looks like the stone was rotated while it was cutting on a circular saw; the cut is parallel, but the orientation of the finer scratches isn't aligned, so it looks like there are marks; they're all superficial and can't be felt when running one's fingers over the slice.  I've searched around - this is about as cheap as NWA 725 (and any other primitive achondrite) comes.
26.089 grams - sold
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