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Missour 001
Basic information Name: Missour 001
     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 876 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 617 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 24 Jul 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Missour 001        33°23’33.8"N, 3°54’11.4"W

Morocco

Find: 2021 Feb 2

Classification: Ureilite

History: The meteorite was found on February 2, 2021m by the meteorite hunter Mohammed Bouzian west of Outat el Haj and subsequently purchased by the main mass holder.

Physical characteristics: Three brownish fragments without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite has olivine and pigeonite grains up to 1.5 mm in sizes. Olivine and pyroxene have characteristic reduced Mg-rich rims associated with FeNi-metal or graphite. The meteorite contains flaky graphite and abundant iron oxide veins.

Geochemistry: Reduced rims in olivine: Fa5.1-6.2; olivine contains 0.77±0.09 wt% Cr2O3 and 0.38±0.04 wt% CaO; reduced rims in pyroxene: Fs3.7-5.6Wo8.6-10.5; pigeonite contains 1.26±0.03 wt% Cr2O3 and 0.77±0.04 wt% Al2O3

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Errachdia, Morocco
Date:2021 Feb 2
Latitude:33°23'33.8"N
Longitude:3°54'11.4"W
Mass (g):876
Pieces:3
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):20.3±0.1 (n=7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.0±0.1 (n=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):8.6±0.1 (n=7)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):26.1
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Sean Mahoney and Juan Avilés Pablador
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Gattacceca J., McCubbin F.M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Chabot N.L., D'Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Komatsu M., Miao B., and Schrader D. (2022) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 110. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 1-4
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (33° 23' 34"N, 3° 54' 11"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1932 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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