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Sayh al Uhaymir 562 Meteorite Thin Section

Meteorite Thin Section Sayh al Uhaymir 562

Sayh al Uhaymir 562

Thin section specimen of the Sayh al Uhaymir 562 meteorite. Pictures were taken with a 1/4 wave retarder filter in cross polarized light. SaU 562 is an unbrecciated eucrite with “approximately equal proportions of anhedral to bladed, white plagioclase (to 3 mm) and honey-brown, anhedral, granular pyroxene (to 1.5 mm) crystals.”

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