Lunar Breccia Nickel-Iron Shock Melting

Lunar Breccia Nickel-Iron Shock Melting
This ellipsoidal lunar glass particle contains numerous tiny spheres of nickel-iron. These metallic spheres are meteoric in origin and indicate that the glassy particle was produced by shock melting during a meteoric impact. 
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