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Igdi
Basic information Name: Igdi
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1470 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Eucrite-mmict
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  Eucrite-mmict
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Eucrite-mmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 224 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
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Writeup from MB 85:

Igdi

Morocco

Found 2000 February

Achondrite (monomict eucrite)

A 1470 g stone in several pieces was found by a person prospecting for meteorites. Mineralogy and classification (J. Barrat, UAng; P. Gillet, ENSL): a monomict breccia; contains plagioclase (An90), pigeonite (Fs63.5Wo6.9, n = 8) with exsolved clinopyroxene (Fs33.2Wo41.9, n = 1), silica, ilmenite, chromite, and troilite.  Specimens: 23 g plus thin section, ENSL; main mass with anonymous finder.

Institutions
   and collections
ENSL: Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Laboratoire de Sciences de la Terre, 46 allée d'Italie 69364 Lyon Cedex, France (institutional address; updated 27 Feb 2011)
UAng: Université d'Angers, Faculté des Sciences, 2 bd Lavoisier, 49045 Angers Cedex, France (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Bruno Fectay and Carine Bidaut   
Matteo Chinellato   
Schoolersinc   
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Corey Kuo      
Gerald Armstrong   
Wang Ziyao   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 14'N, 8° 22'W)
     Recommended::   (29° 14'N, 8° 22'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites from Guelmim-Es-Semara, Morocco (plus 2 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1407 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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