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Zagora 003
Basic information Name: Zagora 003
     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 135 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 569 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 8 Apr 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Zagora 003        30°20’51.94"N, 5°36’41.79"W

Morocco

Find: 2020 Sep 13

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite)

History: Found by Ahmed Enaji on September 13, 2020. Bought from Zaid Oualguirah in 2020.

Physical characteristics: Several fusion crusted pieces with grey interior.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Igneous rock with grain size about 500 µm. It contains melt rock areas, and other areas with variolitic texture. Main minerals are pyroxene and plagioclase. Other minerals: metal, troilite, chromite.

Geochemistry: Low-Ca pyroxene Fs34.1±0.8Wo5.7±1.1, FeO/MnO = 28.6±2.4 (n=4). Plagioclase An93.3±0.6Ab6.4±0.6Or0.3±0.1 (n=5). Chromite Cr# = 0.78 (n=1).

Classification: Achondrite (eucrite).

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Jean Redelsperger.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2020 Sep 13
Latitude:30°20'51.94"N
Longitude:5°36'41.79"W
Mass (g):135
Pieces:several
Class:Eucrite
Weathering grade:minimal
Ferrosilite (mol%):34.1±0.8 (n=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):5.7±1.1
Magnetic suscept.:3.28
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Jean Redelsperger
Finder:Ahmed Enaji
Comments:work name JR091; 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 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::   (30° 20' 52"N, 5° 36' 42"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1929 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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