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Hamadat Zegher 001
Basic information Name: Hamadat Zegher 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: HZ 001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Libya
Mass:help 39 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 533 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 27 Mar 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Hamadat Zegher 001 (HZ 001)        27.10403°N, 11.17683°E

Awbari, Libya

Purchased: 2018

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CM2)

History: Purchased by the main mass holder from a local meteorite dealer in Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Many small fragments some of which are partly covered by fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite is a brecciated carbonaceous chondrite composed of small chondrules (mean diameter about 250 μm), CAIs, and mineral fragments often surrounded by fine-grained dust rims. The Fe-rich matrix contains sulfides, abundant almost pure calcite and fibrous phyllosilicates.

Geochemistry: Carbonates contain about 1 wt.% FeO and 0.15 wt.% MgO

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Awbari
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2018
Latitude:27.10403°N
Longitude:11.17683°E
Mass (g):39
Pieces:many
Class:CM2
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):24.1±14.3 (1.1-43.8, n=18)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.4±0.2 (1.1-1.8, n=18)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1±1.2 (0.8-4.6, n=18)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):7.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Ansgar Greshake   
Geography:

Libya
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 6' 15"N, 11° 10' 37"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Awbari, Libya
     This is 1 of 1496 approved meteorites from Libya (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 2 impact craters)
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