List of lunar meteorites

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This is a list of lunar meteorites. That is, meteorites that have been identified as having originated from Earth's Moon.

Meteorite Found Mass (g) Notes
Yamato 791197 1979 52 feldspathic regolith breccia
Yamato 793169 1979 6 mare basalt
Yamato 793274/981031 1980–1999 195 anorthosite-bearing basaltic regolith breccia
ALH A81005 1981 31 feldspathic regolith breccia; FIRST RECOGNISED LUNAR METEORITE
Yamato 82192/82193/86032 1983–1986 712 feldspathic fragmental breccia
EET 87521/96008 1987–1996 84 basaltic or gabbroic fragmental breccia
Asuka 881757 1988 442 mare basalt, "ortho" cumulate
MAC 88104/88105 1989 724 feldspathic regolith breccia
Calcalong Creek ~1990 19 basalt-bearing feldspathic regolith breccia
QUE 93069/94269 1993–1994 24 feldspathic regolith breccia
QUE 94281 1994 23 anorthosite-bearing pasaltic regolith breccia
Dar al Gani 262/996 1997–1999 525 feldspathic regolith breccia
Dar al Gani 400 1998 1425 feldspathic regolith breccia
Dhofar 081/280/910/1224 1999–2003 572 feldspathic glassy-matrix fragmental breccia
NWA 5000 1999 11500 feldspathic breccia
Yamato 983885 1999 290 basalt-bearing feldspathic regolith breccia
Kalahari 008/009 1999 14100 feldspathic regolith breccia & basaltic fragmental breccia
NWA 032/479 1999–2001 456 mare basalt
unnamed 2000 feldspathic regolith breccia
Northwest Africa (NWA) 482 2000? 1015 feldspathic impact-melt breccia
Dhofar 025/301/304/308 2000 772 feldspathic regolith breccia
Dhofar 026/457/458/459/460/461/462/463/464/465/466/467/468 2000–2001 709 feldspathic granulitic breccia
NEA 003 2000–2001 124 mare basalt with basaltic impact-melt breccia
NWA 773/2700/2727/2977/3160/3333? 2000–2005 1156 complex fragmental and regolith breccia consisting of basalt and cumulate olivine gabbro
Dhofar 287 2001 154 mare basalt with regolith breccia
Dhofar 302 2001 4 feldspathic impact-melt breccia
Dhofar 303/305/306/307/309/310/311/489/730/731/908/909/911/950/1085 2001–2003 1037 feldspathic impact-melt breccia
Dhofar 490/1084 2001–2003 124 feldspathic fragmental breccia
MET 01210 2001 22.8 anorthosite-bearing basaltic regolith breccia
Dhofar 733 2002 98 feldspathic granulitic breccia
Northeast Africa (NEA) 001 2002 262 feldspathic regolith breccia
SaU 169 2002 206 KREEP-rich, mafic impact-melt breccia & regolith breccia
LAP 02205/02224/02226/02436/03632/04841 2002–2005 1930 mare basalt
PCA 02007 2003 22 feldspathic regolith breccia
Dhofar 925/960/961 2003 106 basalt-bearing feldspathic impact-melt breccia
NWA 2200 2004 552 feldspathic impact-melt breccia
unnamed 2004 24.2 feldspathic breccia
SaU 300 2004 153 basalt-bearing feldspathic regolith breccia
NWA 3136 2004 95 anorthosite-bearing basaltic regolith breccia
NWA 3163 2005 1634 feldspathic granulitic breccia
Dhofar 1180 2005 115 basalt-bearing feldspathic fragmental or regolith breccia
NWA 2995 2005 538 basalt bearing feldspathic fragmental breccia
MIL 05035 2005 142 mare basalt
unnamed 2005 26
unnamed 2005 68 mare basalt
Dhofar 1428 2006 213 feldspathic impact-melt breccia
unnamed 2006 18.7 feldspathic breccia
NWA 2998 [provisional] 2006 183 feldspathic breccia
NWA 4472/4485 [provisional] 2006 185

Notes:

Where multiple meteorites are listed (e.g. NWA 4472/4485) they are believed to be pieces of the same original body. The mass shown is the total.

  • ALH - Allan Hills, Antarctica
  • Asuka - Antarctica
  • Calcalong Creek - Australia
  • Dar al Gani - Libya
  • Dhofar - Oman
  • EET - Elephant Moraine, Antarctica
  • Kalahari - Botswana
  • LAP - LaPaz Icefield, Antarctica
  • MAC - MacAlpine Hills, Antarctica
  • MET - Meteorite Hills, Antarctica
  • MIL - Miller Range, Antarctica
  • NEA - Northeast Africa: Sudan
  • NWA - Northwest Africa: Morocco, Algeria
  • PCA - Pecora Escarpment, Antarctica
  • QUE - Queen Alexandra Range, Antarctica
  • SaU - Sayh al Uhaymir, Oman
  • Yamato - Antarctica

Source: University of Washington in St Louis, Department of Earth and Planetary Science

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