5.47g Moon Meteorite / Laayoune 002

Own a real piece of the moon! This is a genuine 5.47-gram "Laâyoune 002" lunar meteorite that was found near Laâyoune, Western Sahara, in 2022.

 

Meteorite measures: 30 mm x 19 mm x 15 mm

Archive Id LM-LAA2-547

DESCRIPTION

This genuine piece of the moon weighs 5.47 grams and has been classified as a lunar feldspathic breccia. Laâyoune is the largest city in Western Sahara and is thought to have been founded by Spanish captain Antonio de Pro in 1938. The name means “the springs,” referring to the oases that furnish the city with water. Laâyoune 002 stones have a grey exterior with striking white clasts; this feldspathic breccia’s composition includes known minerals to lunar meteorites, like anorthite. If you have ever wanted to own a piece of the moon, now is your chance!

Product Information:

  • Genuine moon meteorite
  • Meteorite weighs: 5.47 grams
  • Meteorite measures: 30 mm x 19 mm x 15 mm
  • Includes certificate of authenticity with holographic logo and company stamp

Authentication Information: This meteorite was analyzed by the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington and was given the identification Laâyoune 002. The full composition analysis is available to view on the International Society for Meteoritics and Planetary Science online database. The meteorite comes with an official certificate of authenticity and a lifetime guarantee of authenticity.

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