Appealing NWA 11474 lunar meteorite fragment, found in 2017 and acquired in Mauritania. The small fragment weighs 1.05 grams and measures approximately 8 mm x 12 mm x 7 mm, and is displayed in a small membrane display frame. It is a fragmental breccia with white clasts rich in feldspar, set in a dark grey matrix. This material was officially and unequivocally identified as a lunar meteorite by Dr. Carl Agee at the Institute of Meteoritics at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. Lunar meteorites are known to be from the moon because of their close geologic match to Apollo return samples. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Geoff Notkin of Aerolite Meteorites Inc. and the TV show Meteorite Men, as well as a specimen identification card. Lunar meteorites are among the rarest materials on Earth, and any actual piece of the moon is incredibly highly sought after.
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