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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 509 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 Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (30° 20' 52"N, 5° 36' 42"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1662 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 23 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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