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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 581 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
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

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

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1670 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 23 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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