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Zagora 002
Basic information Name: Zagora 002
     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 105.3 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Eucrite-br    [explanation]

This is 1 of 189 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-br.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 8 Apr 2021
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 110:

Zagora 002        30°11’55.99"N, 5°43’8.9"W

Morocco

Find: 2020 Sep 29

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, brecciated)

History: Found by Mohamed Oumeskour on September 29,2020. Bought from Zaid Oualghira in September 2020.

Physical characteristics: Two grayish fragments without fusion crust, with visible whitish mm sized clasts.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Mineral (some shock darkened) and rare lithic granulitic clasts set in a silicate clastic matrix. Main minerals are pyroxene (some exsolved) and plagioclase. Other minerals: olivine (as mineral clasts), metal, troilite, chromite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa36.5 (n=2), FeO/MnO = 51.5. Low-Ca pyroxene Fs38.3±11.8Wo4.2±2.7, range Fs23.7-47.0Wo0.5-11.1, FeO/MnO = 32.3±4.6 (n=15). Ca-pyroxene exsolution Fs33.8Wo37.0 (n=1). Plagioclase An87.8±2.9Ab11.7±2.7Or0.5±0.2 (n=8).

Classification: Achondrite (Eucrite, brecciated).

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

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2020 Sep 29
Latitude:30°11'55.99"N
Longitude:5°43'8.9"W
Mass (g):105.3
Pieces:2
Class:Eucrite-br
Fayalite (mol%):36.5 (n=2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):38.3±11.8 (n=14)
Wollastonite (mol%):4.2±2.7
Magnetic suscept.:3.76
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):26.2
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Jean Redelsperger
Finder:Mohamed Oumeskour
Comments:work name JR090; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
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° 11' 56"N, 5° 43' 9"W)

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