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NWA 6704

NWA 6704 – A New Ungrouped Achondrite

NWA 6704 – A New Ungrouped Achondrite

Greg Hupé tells about his new ungrouped achondrite in this issue of Meteorite-Times so this is a good time to show close up pictures of it. Dr. Tony Irving did the classification and we learned about this stone from his Meteoritical Bulletin writeup, an abstract and phone conversations. NWA 6704 and, evidently, at least one […]

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Northwest Africa 6704……a ‘most intriguing’ New Ungrouped Meteorite

Northwest Africa 6704……a ‘most intriguing’ New Ungrouped Meteorite

“Is this a meteorite?” This is the first thought I silently spoke to myself as I examined a particular greenish stone that was devoid of any apparent crust or other telltale signs of being meteoritic. Other than a 2cm ‘patch’ of what appeared to be remnant fusion crust, I could not be certain this rock […]

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