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Thin Sections of
meteorites, impactites, and rare mineralogy from the Earth's mantle

Questions on any specimens? lab@meteorlab.com


Thin-sections are carefully prepared glass slides suitable for mineralogical and petrology studies when viewed through a microscope. They are thin slices that have been carefully ground down and polished so thinly that light can pass through the mineral structures.

In transmitted light, thin sections reveal the texture and crystal shape of minerals and other identifying characteristics while through polarized light, the mineralogy is awash in color allowing for more complete mineral identification.

These images were taken from the thin section being offered.




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Impactites, evidence of impact cratering events on the Earth

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Impactite, Neugrund, Impact Structure, Estonia

Age - 470 million years. From a boulder of gneissis breccia
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Neugrund, Estonia Slide #116
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Impactite, Weaubleau-Oscelola, structure, Missouri.

Age - 310-340 million years
$65.00
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Weaubleau-Osceola Slide #352
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Impactite, Black Onaping, Sudbury Impact Structure, Ontario, Canada

Age - 1.89 billion years. The sudbury Impact Structure is the second largest known impact crater on Earth, $55.00
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Sudbury Impact Crater, Black Onaping Slide #353
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Impatite, Melt Glass, Sudbury Impact Structure, Ontario, Canada

Age - 1.89 billion years
Impact melted rock from shock. Semihyaline and hyaline rock fragments and clasts. $60.00
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Melt Glass, Sudbury Impact Structure Slide #354
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Impactite - "Dellenite", Dellen, Sweden

Age 89 million years. Dellenite is intermediate between Rhyolite and Dacite. $60.00
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Dellenite, Sweden Slide #355
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Impactite, Lockne, Sweden

Age - 455 million years The Lockne crater is believed to have been a marine impact event. $55.00
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Lockne, Sweden Slide #356
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Impactite, Mien Crater, Sweden

Age - 121 million years. Impact-melt rock, $55.00
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Mien, Sweden Slide #357
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Kofels, Austria

About 9800 years old. Fused, melted rock. Two hypothesis - meteoroid impact or rock slide. Very interesting slide, $58.00
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Kofels, Austria Slide #358
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Impactite, Mein Crater, Sweden
Impact Breccia

Age - 121 million years. A nice slide of impact breccia, $55.00
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Impact breccia, Mien, Sweden Slide #359
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Impactite, Siljan, Sweden

Age - 377 million years. A selected slide showing impact-melt and flow, $58.00
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Siljan, Sweden, Impact-melt Slide #360
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Impactite, Grover Bluff, Wisconsin

Age - about 500 million years.
Impact breccia, clearly presented, choice slide, $60.00
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Grover Bluff, Impact breccia Slide #361
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Impactite, Lappajarvi Impact Structure, Finland

Age - 77.3 million years. Impact-melt rock, $ 60.00
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Impactite, Red Suevite, Rochechouart Impact Structure, Montoume, France

Age - 201 million years. Impact-melt clasts, $50.00
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Red Suevite, Rochechouart, France Slide #363
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Impactite, Gallejaur, Impact Structure, Northern Sweden

Age 1.80 Ga. Breccia and impact-melt, $55.00
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Gallejaur Slide #364
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Impactite, Glass Bomb, Reis Crater, Bravia, Germany

Age - 14.5 million years. Melted rock in thin section, $55.00
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Glass Bomb, Reis Crater Slide #365
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Impactite, Pseudotachylite, Vredefort, South Africa

Age - about 2.2 billion years. Glass-like, impact-melt breccia from the largest verified impact crater on Earth. $60.00
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Pseudotachylite, Vredefort, South Africa Slide #366
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Impactite, Impact Breccia, Rochechouart, Montoume, France

Age - 201 million years. Breccia and melt veins, $50.00
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Rare samples of the Earth's Mantle
and associated mineralogy in thin section
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Harzburgite, mantle xenolith.
Kaapval Craton, Kimberley, South Africa

Weakly-deformed harzburgite Partially serpentinized $58.00
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Harzburgite Slide #59
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Peroxenite, mantle xenolith
Mount Leura, Victoria, Australia

Subordinate, rounded olivine, orthopyroxene, and clinopyroxene. Large surface area for study, $58.00
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Peroxenite xenolith Slide #34
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Eclogite,
Borborema Province, Pernambuco, Brazil

Mafic metamorphic mantle rock, millimeter to submillimeter garnet. $58.00
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Eclogite Slide #90
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Deformed Harzburgite,
Lewis Hills Massif, Bay of Islands Ophiolite, Newfoundland

From below the petrological Moho boundary. Ribbons of soft orthopyroxene and rounded olivine. A rare specimen to see in thin section, $62.00
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Deformed Harzburgite, Newfoundland Slide #81
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Nepheline Syenite,
Minas Gerais, Brazil

With perovskite. Rare mineral association of alkali feldspar and perovskite, $58.00
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Nepheline Syenite with strontio-loparite Slide #44
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Spinel lherzolite, Mount Leura, Newer Volcanics Province, Victoria, Australia

A superfresh lherzolite with abundant chromium diopside. Large surface are for study, $62.00
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Spinel lherzolite Slide #49
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Titanite ijolite, Ice River Complex, British Columbia, Canada

Euhedral titanite wedges, intense, dark green arfvedsonite and red-brown kaersutitic cores. A beautiful rock in thin section loaded with rare mineralogy. $70.00
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Titanite ijolite Slide #27
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Olivine Melilite, Gotzenbruhl Pipe, Hohenbol Volcana, Germany

Hypabyssal intrusive rock from a great locality. Olivine, akermanitic melilite, Ti-augite, perovskite and chromium diopside. $60.00
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Olivine Melilite Slide #87
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Ayer's Rock, Australia

Coarse-grained Arkose, with approx. 50% felspar, 25% quartz, and 25% rock fragments. The host rock was sampled from an old collection. $60.00
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Ayer's Rock Slide #AR10
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Kimberlite, Lac de Gras, Northwest Territories, Canada

Nice xenoliths and clasts. Rare locality to see in thin section $64.00
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Kimberlite, Lac de Gras, Canada Slide #47
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Limbergite, Kaiserstuhl Volcano, Rhine Graben, Germany

Transistional between undersaturated alkali olivine basalt and nephelinite. Many augite phenocrysts, famous locality, $60.00
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Limbergite, augite phenocrysts Slide #10
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Cumberlandite, Rhode Island, USA

Olivine crystals in a ground mass of magnetite and ilmenite with minor plagioclase. Very nice slide, $50.00
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Cumberlandite Slide #CM10
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Lamprophyre, eastern Southern Uplands, Scotland

An ultrapotassic mafic igneous rock with primary mineralogy of biotite or amphibole and with feldspar in the groundmass. $58.00
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Lamprophyre, magnesium-rich biotite phenocryst. Slide #451
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Dunite, Skaergaard Intrusion, East greenland

90% olivine with minor maounts of pyroxene, chromite, and pyrope. Spectactular slide for study, $64.00
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Preseli Bluestone - "Stonehenge", Preseli Hills, Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Altered igneous rock containing clusters of plagioclase feldspar. One of the type rocks used to build Stonehedge. Very rare in thin section. $68.00
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Preseli Bluestone, "Stonehenge" Slide #35
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Deccan Traps basalt, Southern India

Olivine and pyroxene-rich, fine grained basalt. An important locality of major volcanic activity that may have accelerated the demise of the dinosaurs. $60.00
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Deccan Traps basalt, India Slide #39
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Kimberlite, Garnet Lake, Greenland

Diamondiferous kimberlite, $62.00
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Kimberlite, Greenland Slide #187
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Retrograde Eclogite, southern Valais canton, Switzerland

Eclogite that is brought to shallow conditions is unstable and retrograde metamorphism often occurs: secondary amphibole and plagioclase may form reaction rims on the primary pyroxene or garnet, and titanite may form rims about rutile. Great slide, a locality rarely seen in thin section. $60.00
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Retrograde Eclogite, Switzerland Slide #273
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Komatiite, Komati River, South Africa

Archean basalt, type locality, $60.00
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Komatiite, Archean basalt Slide #B5
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Mount Carmel, (bat shelomo volcano), Israel

Garnet pyroxenite xenolith of probable lower crustal originVary rare, $62.00
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Mount Carmel, garnet pyroxenite xenolith Slide #MC
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Jack Hills, Narryer Gneiss Terrane, Western Australia

The oldest material of terrestrial origin that has been dated are zircons of 4,404 ± 8 Ma enclosed in a metamorphosed sandstone conglomerate in the Jack Hills, of the Narryer Gneiss Terrane of Western Australia. Amazing slide and what it represents. $80.00
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Jack Hills, Western Australia Slide #J10
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Peridotite, Horoman Peridotite Complex, Hokkaido, Japan

Extremely limited serpentinization of olivine in this locality, a very well-defined slide, $60.00
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Peridotite, Horoman Peridotite Complex Slide #P1
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Chromite-rich dunite, Springer's Hill, Lewis massif, Bay of Islands Ophiolite, Newfoundland

Underlying mantle that has been uplifted or emplaced on the eastern margin of North America. $60.00
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Chromite-rich dunite Slide #CRD
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Periodite, Peridotite Creek, Lillooet Land District, British Columbia, Canada

Serpentinized olivine, Large surface area on this slide. $50.00
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Peridotite Slide #300
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Basalt, Southern coast of Scoresby Sund, East Greenland. The basalts result from the plate tectonic opening of the North Atlantic.Greenland

Basalt resulting from the plate tectonic opening in the North Atlantic $60.00
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Basalt, Greenland Slide #142
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Pyroclastic Kimberlite, Victor Kimberlite, Attawapiskat, Northern Ontario, Canada

A difficult locality in the James Bay Lowlands to acquire samples from. $64.00
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Pryoclastic kimberlite Slide #127
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Kimberlite, Echo Bay Mine, Nunavut, Canadian Arctic

Diamondiferous kimberlite from the Jericho Pipe$60.00
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Kimberlite, Echo Bay Mine Slide #167
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Kenyite, Meteorological Station, Mount Kenya, Kenya

Anorthoclase phonolite from the type locality. $58.00
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Kenyite, large phenocryst of anorthoclase Slide #240
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Peralkaline phonolite, Shombole, Kenya

Superheated phonolite lava with inclusions of eucolite-bearing syenite.Another rare one, $58.00
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Peralkaline phonolite Slide #PR
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Krakortokite, Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland

Arfvedsonite cumulate, with minor feldspar and eudialyte Nice slide, from a very important locality in Greenland, $58.00
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Krakortokite, South Greenland Slide #367
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Lamprophyre, Holsteinsborg, Central West Greenland

Potassic lamprophyre. Very rare specimen and locality, $60.00
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Lamprophyre, Greenland Slide #L187
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Basalt, Mount Etna, Sicily, Italy

A basalt from a Supervolcano $55.00
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Basalt, Mount Etna, Sicily, Italy Slide #287

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