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Zagora
Basic information Name: Zagora
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1987
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 50 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 67  (1989)  IAB
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  IAB
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  IAB-ung
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-ung    [explanation]

This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-ung.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Revised 2 Nov 2007: fixed longitude
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Writeup from MB 67:
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Zagora

Zagora, Ouarzazate, Morocco

Found 1987

Iron. Iron with silicate inclusions (IAB).

An unreported number of masses were found, the largest weighing 20 kg, 20 miles S. of Zagora (J. Schwade, 969 S. Chicago Avenue, Kankakee, Illinois 60901, USA). Classification from oxygen isotopic data, R. N. Clayton (1988) pers. comm. Analysis, 9.8% Ni, 62.2 ppm Ga, 226 ppm Ge, 2.68 ppm Ir, J. T. Wasson et al., (1989) Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 53, 735.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 67, Meteoritics 24, 57-60 (1989)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 22'N, 5° 51'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 22'N, 5° 51'W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 562.3 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 73 approved meteorites from Souss-Massa-Draâ, Morocco (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1417 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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Synonymshelp: Morocco Iron (From MetBase)

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