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LUN G - Mare Gabbros

This class of lunar meteorites, lunar mare gabbros or "LUN G", is represented by Asuka881757, NWA2700, NWA2727, NWA2977, NWA3160, NWA773

Composition: This class consist primarily of plagioclase (in the form of Anorthite) and pyroxene (in the form of Pigeonite and Augite), with minor accessory minerals such as iron-titanium oxides and sulfides.

The Yamato 793169, is a polymict breccia that was initially misclassified as a polymict eucrite. The Asuka 881757, is a coarse-grained cumulate; a typical gabbroic rock representing one of the few unbrecciated lunar meteorites.

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