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NWA 3118 CV3

NWA 3118 is a reliably feature rich CV3. It is a pleasure to view in thin section because of its dark uncluttered matrix and large well defined chondrules, AOAs and CAIs.

Here is a gallery from a single thin section. All photos taken in cross-polarized light.

Field of view (FOV) is 3.1mm wide.

 

 

FOV=3.1mm wide.

 

 

FOV=3.1mm wide.

 

 

Chondrule is 1.3mm in diameter.

 

 

Chondrule is 1.1mm in diameter.

 

 

FOV=2mm wide.

 

 

Amoeboid olivine aggregate. FOV=3.1mm wide.

 

 

FOV=2mm wide.

 

 

FOV=2mm wide.

 

 

Calcium–aluminum-rich inclusion. FOV=3.1mm wide.

 

 

FOV=3.1mm wide.

 

 

FOV=3.1mm wide.

 

 

Chondrule is 0.8mm in diameter.

 

 

FOV=0.6mm wide.

 

 

FOV=0.8mm wide.
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