Zag (2,710g)

Zag (2,710g)

Zag

Western Sahara or Morocco

Fell 1998 August 4 or 5

Ordinary chondrite (H3-6)

A meteorite fall was witnessed on a mountain in the vicinity of Zag, Morocco. About 175 kg have been sold by local people to dealers and collectors under the names Zag, Sagd, and Tan-Tan.  Classifica­tion and mineralogy (A. Bischoff and D. Weber, Mün): a regolith breccia (pers. comm., R. Wieler, ETH); olivine, Fa1.6–30.0, with peak at Fa19; pyroxene, Fs3.3–26.6 with peak at Fs17; shock stage, S3; weathering grade, W0/1.  Specimens: 26.6 kg, JNMC; type specimens, ETH and Mün.

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