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Aydar 008
Basic information Name: Aydar 008
     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 122 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Lodranite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 89 approved meteorites classified as Lodranite.   [show all]
Search for other: Acapulcoite-lodranite family, Lodranites, and Primitive achondrites
Comments: Approved 26 May 2022
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 111:

Aydar 008        27°49’32.9"N, 10°31’04.1"W

South, Morocco

Find: 2017

Classification: Primitive achondrite (Lodranite)

History: Found by Elhoussine Elguirah. Bought by Isabelle Pothier from Mohamed Elguirah.

Physical characteristics: Dark brown irregular stone. Cut surface reveals a coarse grained crystallized rock.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Granoblastic rock with olivine, low-Ca pyroxene and Ca-pyroxene. Grain size 3 mm. Other minerals: metal, troilite, and their weathering products. Weathering is high.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa10.5±0.3, FeO/MnO 23.0±4.3 (n=5). Pyroxenes: orthopyroxene Fs9.7Wo1.2 (n=1), Ca-pyroxene Fs3.8Wo45.1 (n=2), FeO/MnO 11.4±1.7, Cr2O3 0.66±0.34 wt% (n=3).

Classification: Primitive achondrite (lodranite). Lodranite based on texture, mineralogy, mineral chemistry and grain size.

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Isabelle Pothier.

Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:South
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2017
Latitude:27°49'32.9"N
Longitude:10°31'04.1"W
Mass (g):122
Pieces:3
Class:Lodranite
Weathering grade:high
Fayalite (mol%):10.5±0.3 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):9.7 (n=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.49
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Isabelle Pothier
Finder:Elhoussine Elguirah
Comments:work name CM98; 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. 111, in preparation (2022)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 49' 33"N, 10° 31' 4"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 32 approved meteorites from South, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1903 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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