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Tata 001
Basic information Name: Tata 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1.91 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Lunar    [explanation]

This is 1 of 97 approved meteorites classified as Lunar.   [show all]
Search for other: Lunar meteorites
Comments: Approved 9 Dec 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Tata 001        29°44’42’’N, 7°41’59"W

South, Morocco

Find: 2019

Classification: Lunar meteorite

Physical characteristics: A small greyish fragment. Cut surface reveals a dark interior.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Brecciated igneous rock with fractured mineral clasts to 300 μm set in a glassy mesostasis of feldspathic composition. Clasts are Ca-pyroxene (some with exsolutions) and plagioclase. The mesostasis has abundant ~20 μm vesicles. FeNi metal is present as ~10 μm grains.

Geochemistry: Ca-pyroxene Fs37.9±14.0Wo15.4±8.6, FeO/MnO 59.3±11.8 (n=6). Plagioclase An96.7Ab3.1Or0.2 (n=2).

Classification: Achondrite (lunar, feldspathic breccia)

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

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:South
Date:2019
Latitude:29°44'42''N
Longitude:7°41'59"W
Mass (g):1.91
Pieces:1
Class:Lunar
Magnetic suscept.:4.23
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):0.4
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:J. Bassemon
Comments:work name CM58; submitted by Jérôme 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. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (29° 44' 42"N, 7° 41' 59"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 22 approved meteorites from South, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1706 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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