Some acapulcoites contain chondrules. These are especially abundant in the meteorite NWA725 found in Tissemoumine, Morocco. The presence of chondrules confirms the relatively unevolved nature of acapulcoites and that they represent a missing link between the two divisions of stony meteorites – chondrites and achondrites. They are thought to have come from the same parent body as the closely related lodranites, which show signs of having experienced more melting.
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