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Zagora 006
Basic information Name: Zagora 006
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1380 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Eucrite-br    [explanation]

This is 1 of 187 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-br.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 18 Jul 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Zagora 006        30°18’46.21"N, 5°32’45.16"W

South, Morocco

Find: 2021 Jan

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, brecciated)

History: Found by Ahmed Dich and Hssain Azmamar in January 2021. Bought by Jean Redelsperger from Zaid Oualguirah in February 2021.

Physical characteristics: Partially crusted stone with a light grey interior

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Brecciated igneous rock with mineral and lithic gabbroic clasts. Main minerals are pyroxene (some exsolved) and plagioclase with grain size in the 100 to 500 µm range. Accessory minerals: metal (to 150 µm), chromite (to 100 µm), ilmenite (to 150 µm), troilite (to 200 µm).

Geochemistry: Low-Ca pyroxene Fs50.7Wo3.8, Fs48.5Wo6.4. Ca-pyroxene Fs38.8Wo20.5, Fs23.0Wo41.3, Fs23.3Wo41.4. Pyroxene FeO/MnO 31.8±1.4 (n=5). Plagioclase An92.5Ab7.3Or0.2, An80.2Ab18.8Or0.9.

Classification: Achondrite (eucrite, brecciated)

Specimens: 22 g type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Jean Redelsperger

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:South
Date:2021 Jan
Latitude:30°18'46.21"N
Longitude:5°32'45.16"W
Mass (g):1380
Pieces:several
Class:Eucrite-br
Weathering grade:low
Magnetic suscept.:2.96
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Jean Redelsperger
Finder:Ahmed Dich and Hssain Azmamar
Comments:work name JR098; 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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (30° 18' 46"N, 5° 32' 45"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites from South, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1652 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 23 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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