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Tata 002
Basic information Name: Tata 002
     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 59 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 554 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 8 Aug 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Tata 002        29°41’10"N, 7°24’43"W

Morocco

Find: 2021 Feb

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Igneous rock with subophitic texture. Main minerals are exsolved pyroxene and plagioclase with grain size 600 µm. Other minerals: ilmenite, troilite, silica polymorph, metal.

Geochemistry: Low-Ca pyroxene Fs62.5±0.5Wo2.0±0.3 (n=4), Ca-pyroxene Fs28.0Wo42.8 (n=1), FeO/MnO 32.0±2.7 (n=5). Plagioclase An89.1Ab10.6Or0.3 (n=2).

Classification: Achondrite (eucrite).

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Jérémy Bassemon

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2021 Feb
Latitude:29°41'10"N
Longitude:7°24'43"W
Mass (g):59
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):62.5±0.5 (n=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.0±0.3
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):12
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Jérémy Bassemon
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name JB23; submitted by Jerome Gattacceca
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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::   (29° 41' 10"N, 7° 24' 43"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1837 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 24 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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