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Aydar 006
Basic information Name: Aydar 006
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1020 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 672 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 10 Jan 2021
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 110:

Aydar 006        27°54.58833’N , 10°10.86167’W

South, Morocco

Find: 2019

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

History: Lahsen Oussalah found the 6 samples weighing a total of 1020 g 8.69km SW of Lebouirat, Morocco, in 2019. Jean Redelsperger purchase the samples from Mohamed El Guirah in Zagora in 2020.

Physical characteristics: Samples have wind-blown surfaces devoid of fusion crust, are brown in color, rounded-irregular in shape. A cut face shows the interior contains abundant well-formed, close-packed chondrules, FeNi metal and FeS.

Petrography: Classification and Description (A. Love, App) Sample shows chondritic texture composed of abundant chondrules an average apparent diameter of 390 µm (n=58). Additional minerals are: chromite, FeNi metal (8.6 vol%), troilite and apatite.

Geochemistry: (A. Love, App) Olivine (Fa17.1±7.4, Fe/Mn=57.3±48.3, n=17), low Ca pyroxene (Fs12.6±8.2Wo1.1±1.1, Fe/Mn=24.7±10.8, n=13).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3, C-S2, W2) Chondrule diameters, unequilibrated mineral compositions and metal abundance suggest sample is an H3 chondrite.

Specimens: Jean Redelsperger holds the main masses. An endcut weighing 20.90g and a polished mount are on deposit at App.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:South
Place of purchase:Zagora
Date:2019
Latitude:27°54.58833'N 
Longitude:10°10.86167'W
Mass (g):1020
Pieces:6
Class:H3
Shock stage:C-S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.1±7.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.6±8.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±1.1
Classifier:A. Love, App
Type spec mass (g):20.9
Type spec location:App
Main mass:Jean Redelsperger
Finder:Lachen Oussalah
Comments:Submitted by Anthony Love
Institutions
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App: Department of Geology, 572 Rivers St., Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608, United States (institutional address; updated 7 Mar 2013)
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References: Published in Gattacceca J., McCubbin F.M., Grossman J., Bouvier A., Chabot N.L., D'Orazio M., Goodrich C., Greshake A., Gross J., Komatsu M., Miao B., and Schrader D. (2022) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 110. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 1-4
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 54' 35"N, 10° 10' 52"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 33 approved meteorites from South, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1932 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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