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Tazzarine
Basic information Name: Tazzarine
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 93.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 513 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 29 Dec 2017
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 106:

Tazzarine        30°35’11"N, 5°23’36"W

Souss-Massa, Morocco

Find: 1998 June 13

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite)

Petrography: Texture is brecciated and basaltic. Plagioclase (An: 93-69), K-feldspar (Or99-95), pigeonite, augite, ferrosilite, quartz, tridymite, ilmenite, chromite, troilite, apatite, zircon

Geochemistry: Pyroxene: Fs51.1±6.6Wo15.5±8.3 (N=14), host pyroxene Fs61.6±0.9Wo1.9±0.3(N=24) and exsotution lamella: Fs27.1±1.0Wo43.0±1.1(N=15). FeO/MnO of pyroxene: host: 33.7±1.4 (N=24), lamella: 32.7±1.7, bulk: 31.0±1.1

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Souss-Massa
Origin or pseudonym:Ait Haddou, Tazarine
Date:1998 June 13
Latitude:30°35'11"N
Longitude:5°23'36"W
Mass (g):93.7
Pieces:1
Class:eucrite
Weathering grade:weak
Ferrosilite (mol%):62.8±0.9 (N=24)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9±0.3 (N=24)
Classifier:A. Yamaguchi, NIPR, and Y. Sawada, Shim
Type spec mass (g):18.9
Type spec location:NMNS
Main mass:Ichiro Katagi
Finder:Ichiro Katagi
Comments:Submitted by Yoshihiro Sawada
Institutions
   and collections
NIPR: Antarctic Meteorite Research Center, National Institute of Polar Research, 10-3 Midori-cho, Tachikawa, Tokyo 190-8518, Japan; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Dec 2013)
NMNS: National Museum of Nature and Science, 4-1-1 Amakubo, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0005, JAPAN, Japan; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jun 2014)
Shim: Department of Geoscience, Shimane University, 1060 Nishikawatsucho, Matsue Shimane 690-8504, Japan (institutional address; updated 3 Mar 2011)
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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:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (30° 35' 11"N, 5° 23' 36"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Souss-Massa, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1670 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 23 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Tazzarine 001 (First meteorite in DCA)

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