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Al Haggounia 005
Basic information Name: Al Haggounia 005
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 184 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  Eucrite-unbr
Recommended:  Eucrite-unbr    [explanation]

This is 1 of 92 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-unbr.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 14 Feb 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Al Haggounia 005        27.299°N, 12.141°W

Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara

Find: 2014 Feb

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, unbrecciated)

History: The stones were found in February 2014, 120 km NW of Laayoune in Western Sahara. They were bought in October 2016 by Jean Redelsperger from Mohamed Elguirah.

Physical characteristics: Brown pitted stones without fusion crust. Cut surface reveals grayish interior.

Petrography: Igneous rock with unbrecciated subophitic texture. Main minerals are pyroxene and plagioclase. Accessory silica polymorph, ilmenite. Rare metal. Barite from terrestrial weathering.

Geochemistry: Pyroxene: low-Ca pyroxene Fs63.9±0.1Wo1.8±0.0 (N=2), high-Ca pyroxene Fs29.6±2.7Wo44.3±0.6 (N=4), FeO/MnO=29.7. Plagioclase An89.9±1.3Ab9.8±1.3Or0.4±0.1 (N=3).

Classification: Eucrite, unbrecciated. Weathering strong. Likely paired with Al Haggounia 003.

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

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Saguia el Hamra
Date:2014 Feb
Latitude:27.299°N
Longitude:12.141°W
Mass (g):184
Pieces:7
Class:Eucrite-unbr
Weathering grade:Severe
Ferrosilite (mol%):63.9±0.1 (N=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8±0.0
Magnetic suscept.:2.80
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Jean Redelsperger
Comments:work name JR048; 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 Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 17' 56"N, 12° 8' 28"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 84 approved meteorites from Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 206 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 20 unapproved names)
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