Mineralogy and Bulk Elemental Composition of Ungrouped Relatively Sodic Gabbroic Achondrite Erg Chech 002: An Ancient Planetary Crustal Sample?

P. K. Carpenter, Irving A. J., Righter M., Lapen T. J., Tepper J. H.

52nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2021), Abstract #2205


“A unique mafic gabbroic achondrite characterized by sodic plagioclase may represent a crustal sample from a previously unrecognized differentiated planet.”