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Agoult
Basic information Name: Agoult
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 82 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite-unbr
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  Eucrite-unbr
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 424 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
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Writeup from MB 85:

Agoult

Morocco

Found 2000 March Morocco

Achondrite (unbrecciated eucrite)

An 82 g stone was found by a person prospecting for meteorites. Mineralogy and classification (J. Barrat, UAng; P. Gillet, ENSL): a crusted stone; broken surfaces show a homogeneous, sugary textured interior; many 120º contacts are present between grains; pyroxene ranges from Fs58.9Wo4.4 to Fs30.6Wo41.1; bulk composition shows a flat rare earth pattern with a small positive Eu anomaly. Specimens: 14 g plus thin section, ENSL; main mass with anonymous finder.

Institutions
   and collections
ENSL: Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Laboratoire de Sciences de la Terre, 46 allée d'Italie 69364 Lyon Cedex, France (institutional address; updated 27 Feb 2011)
UAng: Université d'Angers, Faculté des Sciences, 2 bd Lavoisier, 49045 Angers Cedex, France (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 33'N, 4° 54'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 33'N, 4° 54'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites from Meknès-Tafilalet, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1374 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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