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Jdiriya 002
Basic information Name: Jdiriya 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 76.8 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 228 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 29 Nov 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Jdiriya 002        27°36.8356’N, 10°26.8614’W

Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara

Find: 2019 Apr 23

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, monomict)

History: Found by Zaid Oualguirah on April 23, 2019. Bought from Zaid Oualguirah by Jean Redelsperger in May 2019.

Physical characteristics: A single crusted stone. Cut face reveals a light gray, brecciated interior.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Igneous rock with subophitic texture. Typical grain size 150 μm. Main minerals are exsolved pyroxene and plagioclase. Others minerals: chromite, silica polymorph, troilite. No metal was observed.

Geochemistry: Low-Ca pyroxene Fs61.2±1.4Wo2.9±1.2, FeO/MnO=32.5±0.5 (n=4). Plagioclase An86.1Ab13.3Or0.5 (n=2).

Classification: Achondrite (Eucrite-mmict)

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Jean Redelsperger.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Saguia el Hamra
Date:2019 Apr 23
Latitude:27°36.8356'N
Longitude:10°26.8614'W
Mass (g):76.8
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite-mmict
Ferrosilite (mol%):61.2±1.4 (n=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.9±1.2
Magnetic suscept.:2.64
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):15.5
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Jean Redelsperger
Finder:Zaid Oualguirah
Comments:work name JR073; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 36' 50"N, 10° 26' 52"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 87 approved meteorites from Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 210 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 20 unapproved names)
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