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Fezzou 001
Basic information Name: Fezzou 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 154 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  R4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 65 approved meteorites classified as R4.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 11 Nov 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Fezzou 001        30°41.164’N, 4°41.307’W

Morocco

Find: 2018 Aug 1

Classification: Rumuruti chondrite (R4)

History: Found by Rjdali Hmou and Mohamed Taouch on 2018 August 01. Bought by Jean Redelsperger from Lahcen Ait Ha in 2021.

Physical characteristics: Dark brown stones.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with ~300 µm chondrules set in an abundant matrix. Opaque minerals are sulfides. No metal was observed.

Classification: Rumuruti chondrite (R4)

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

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2018 Aug 1
Latitude:30°41.164'N
Longitude:4°41.307'W
Mass (g):154
Pieces:several
Class:R4
Weathering grade:high
Fayalite (mol%):37.4±0.7 (n=4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):8.8±6.8 (n=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8±1.4
Magnetic suscept.:3.61
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Jean Redelsperger
Finder:Rjdali Hmou and Mohamed taouch
Comments:work name JR104; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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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. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (30° 41' 10"N, 4° 41' 18"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1837 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 24 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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