Zagora 003 Eucrite #4 – 23,9 g

294,48 $

Zagora 003 is a fresh meteorite classified as eucrite of only 135 grams.

It was discovered near Zagora in Morocco by Ahmed Enaji on September 13, 2020.

The eucrites come from the Asteroid Vesta.

Writeup from MB 110:

Zagora 003 30°20’51.94″N, 5°36’41.79″W

Morocco

Find: 2020 Sep 13

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite)

History: Found by Ahmed Enaji on September 13, 2020. Bought from Zaid Oualguirah in 2020.

Physical characteristics: Several fusion crusted pieces with grey interior.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Igneous rock with grain size about 500 µm. It contains melt rock areas, and other areas with variolitic texture. Main minerals are pyroxene and plagioclase. Other minerals: metal, troilite, chromite.

Geochemistry: Low-Ca pyroxene Fs34.1±0.8Wo5.7±1.1, FeO/MnO = 28.6±2.4 (n=4). Plagioclase An93.3±0.6Ab6.4±0.6Or0.3±0.1 (n=5). Chromite Cr# = 0.78 (n=1).

Classification: Achondrite (eucrite).

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

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Categories: , SKU: dt-008-2-1-2-1-1-1

Description

Beautiful piece with fusion crust
Comes with certificate.

Additional information

Weight 23.9 g
Dimensions 4.5 × 3.5 × 1.2 cm
Form

Fragment