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Zag H3-6 meteorite (Sagd meteorite; Tan-Tan meteorite), Zag, Assa-Zag Province, Guelmim-Oued Noun, Moroccoi
Regional Level Types
Zag H3-6 meteorite (Sagd meteorite; Tan-Tan meteorite)- not defined -
Zag- not defined -
Assa-Zag ProvinceProvince
Guelmim-Oued NounRegion
MoroccoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
27° 19' 59'' North , 9° 19' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Olivine-bronzite chondrite, regolith breccia H3-6. The zag meteorite fell in 1998. It was found to contain halite crystals and water!

Regions containing this locality

African PlateTectonic Plate
Sahara Desert, North AfricaDesert
Northwest Africa MeteoritesMeteorite Fall Location

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Description: Plagioclase — Albitic (Ab~80, Or7)
Reference: Rubin, A. E., Zolensky, M. E. & Bodnar, R. J. (2002) The halite-bearing Zag and Monahans (1998) meteorite breccias: Shock metamorphism, thermal metamorphism and aqueous alteration on the H-chondrite parent body. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol. 37( 1) pp. 125-141 (Jan 2002)
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: Rubin, A. E., Zolensky, M. E. & Bodnar, R. J. (2002) The halite-bearing Zag and Monahans (1998) meteorite breccias: Shock metamorphism, thermal metamorphism and aqueous alteration on the H-chondrite parent body. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol. 37( 1) pp. 125-141 (Jan 2002)
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXVI (2005)
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Rubin, A. E., Zolensky, M. E. & Bodnar, R. J. (2002) The halite-bearing Zag and Monahans (1998) meteorite breccias: Shock metamorphism, thermal metamorphism and aqueous alteration on the H-chondrite parent body. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol. 37( 1) pp. 125-141 (Jan 2002)
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Rubin, A. E., Zolensky, M. E. & Bodnar, R. J. (2002) The halite-bearing Zag and Monahans (1998) meteorite breccias: Shock metamorphism, thermal metamorphism and aqueous alteration on the H-chondrite parent body. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol. 37( 1) pp. 125-141 (Jan 2002)
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Rubin, A. E., Zolensky, M. E. & Bodnar, R. J. (2002) The halite-bearing Zag and Monahans (1998) meteorite breccias: Shock metamorphism, thermal metamorphism and aqueous alteration on the H-chondrite parent body. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol. 37( 1) pp. 125-141 (Jan 2002)
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: www.meteoriticalsociety.org/bulletin/mb83.html
Halite
Formula: NaCl
Description: Only in matrix
Reference: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXVI (2005); Rubin, A. E., Zolensky, M. E. & Bodnar, R. J. (2002) The halite-bearing Zag and Monahans (1998) meteorite breccias: Shock metamorphism, thermal metamorphism and aqueous alteration on the H-chondrite parent body. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol. 37( 1) pp. 125-141 (Jan 2002)
Iron
Formula: Fe
Reference: Rubin, A. E., Zolensky, M. E. & Bodnar, R. J. (2002) The halite-bearing Zag and Monahans (1998) meteorite breccias: Shock metamorphism, thermal metamorphism and aqueous alteration on the H-chondrite parent body. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol. 37( 1) pp. 125-141 (Jan 2002)
Iron var: Kamacite
Formula: (Fe,Ni)
Reference: Rubin, A. E., Zolensky, M. E. & Bodnar, R. J. (2002) The halite-bearing Zag and Monahans (1998) meteorite breccias: Shock metamorphism, thermal metamorphism and aqueous alteration on the H-chondrite parent body. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol. 37( 1) pp. 125-141 (Jan 2002)
Iron var: Martensite
Formula: Fe
Reference: Rubin, A. E., Zolensky, M. E. & Bodnar, R. J. (2002) The halite-bearing Zag and Monahans (1998) meteorite breccias: Shock metamorphism, thermal metamorphism and aqueous alteration on the H-chondrite parent body. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol. 37( 1) pp. 125-141 (Jan 2002)
'Maskelynite'
Reference: Rubin, A. E., Zolensky, M. E. & Bodnar, R. J. (2002) The halite-bearing Zag and Monahans (1998) meteorite breccias: Shock metamorphism, thermal metamorphism and aqueous alteration on the H-chondrite parent body. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol. 37( 1) pp. 125-141 (Jan 2002)
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: www.meteoriticalsociety.org/bulletin/mb83.html
Troilite
Formula: FeS
Reference: Rubin, A. E., Zolensky, M. E. & Bodnar, R. J. (2002) The halite-bearing Zag and Monahans (1998) meteorite breccias: Shock metamorphism, thermal metamorphism and aqueous alteration on the H-chondrite parent body. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol. 37( 1) pp. 125-141 (Jan 2002)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Iron1.AE.05Fe
var: Kamacite1.AE.05(Fe,Ni)
var: Martensite1.AE.05Fe
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Troilite2.CC.10FeS
Group 3 - Halides
Halite3.AA.20NaCl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Chlorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Maskelynite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Iron
var: Kamacite
1.1.11.1(Fe,Ni)
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Troilite2.8.9.1FeS
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Halite9.1.1.1NaCl
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Chlorapatite41.8.1.2Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
Iron-Fe
var: Martensite-Fe
'Maskelynite'-
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
NaSodium
Na HaliteNaCl
MgMagnesium
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
SiSilicon
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
PPhosphorus
P ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S TroiliteFeS
ClChlorine
Cl HaliteNaCl
Cl ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3Cl
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
Fe Iron (var: Martensite)Fe
Fe TroiliteFeS
Fe IronFe
NiNickel
Ni Iron (var: Kamacite)(Fe,Ni)
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu

References

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Rubin, A. E., Zolensky, M. E. & Bodnar, R. J. (2002) The halite-bearing Zag and Monahans (1998) meteorite breccias: Shock metamorphism, thermal metamorphism and aqueous alteration on the H-chondrite parent body. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol. 37( 1) pp. 125-141 (Jan 2002).
Lunar and Planetary Science XXXVI (2005).

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