Moroccan Medium Octahedrite
Item: 178.1 Dimensions: 50 x 40 x 5 mm Weight: 59.1 g
Partial/complete: Complete slice
Cube: ~15mm x 15mm x 15mm ≈ 15mm3


Country: Morocco
Found: 1989, June
Group: Iron
Type: Octahedrite, Medium
Class: IIIAB
Total known weight: Unknown

A mass of 3.3kg was found 2 miles NW of the town Tagounite, classification and analysis by J.T.Wasson, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA; the iron has been severely reheated and recrystallized, the taenite has been resorbed, and kamacite is mostly equigranular, Met. Bull. 77, Meteoritics, 1994, 29, p.896. Further analysis data, J.T.Wasson et al., GCA, 1998, 62, p.715.