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Errachidia 003
Basic information Name: Errachidia 003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 247 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Winonaite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites classified as Winonaite.   [show all]
Search for other: Primitive achondrites, Winonaites
Comments: Approved 14 Nov 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Errachidia 003        32°02.250’N, 4°03.733’W

Centre-South, Morocco

Purchased: 2020 Mar

Classification: Primitive achondrite (Winonaite)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Highly recrystallized crystalline rock with triple junctions. Main mineral are olivine (~250 μm), low-Ca pyroxene (~250 μm), plagioclase (~200 μm), and less abundant Ca-pyroxene (~100 μm). Other minerals: troilite, kamacite, rare chromite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa1.2±0.2, FeO/MnO = 6.2 (n=3). Pyroxenes: orthopyroxene Fs4.7Wo2.2 (n=2), Ca-pyroxene Fs1.9Wo45.1 (n=1), FeO/MnO = 4.0 (n=3). Plagioclase An10.1Ab85.6Or4.3 (n=2).

Classification: Primitive achondrite (winonaite)

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Centre-South
Date:P 2020 Mar
Latitude:32°02.250'N
Longitude:4°03.733'W
Mass (g):247
Pieces:many
Class:Winonaite
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):1.2±0.2 (n=3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):4.7 (n=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.2
Magnetic suscept.:5.17
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):21.3
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:work name K482; 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)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (32° 2' 15"N, 4° 3' 44"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Centre-South, Morocco (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1522 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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