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Martian Meteorites (85)
Lithologic/textural codes: chassignites, nakhlites, fine-intersertal or diabasic shergottites, gabbroic shergottites, olivine-phyric shergottites,
olivine-orthopyroxene-phyric shergottites,
poikilitic shergottites
, phaneritic orthopyroxenite, impact melt breccia
, augite basalt. Falls designated by *

Meteorite Name Location Found Year Found Mass (grams) Type
Chassigny* Chassigny, France (October 3) 1815 ~4,000 Chassignite
(Dunite)
Shergotty* Shergotty, India (August 25) 1865 ~5,000 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Diabasic)

Nakhla*

Nakhla, Egypt (June 28) 1911 ~9,900 Nakhlite
(Clinopyroxenite)
Lafayette Illinois(?) & Purdue Univ., USA 1931 ~800 Nakhlite
(Clinopyroxenite)
Governador Valadares Governador Valadares, Brazil 1958 158 Nakhlite
(Clinopyroxenite)
Zagami* Zagami, Nigeria (October 3) 1962 ~18,000 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Intersertal)
ALHA 77005 Allan Hills, Antarctica 1977 482.5 Shergottite
(Intermediate Ultramafic Poikilitic)
Yamato 793605 Yamato Mountains, Antarctica 1979 ~16 Shergottite
(Intermediate Ultramafic Poikilitic)
EETA 79001 A & B Elephant Moraine, Antarctica 1980 7942 Shergottite
(Intermediate Permafic Olivine-Phyric & Mafic)
Los Angeles Mojave Desert via Los Angeles, USA ~1980(?) [1999] 452.6 / 245.4 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Diabasic)
ALH 84001 Allan Hills, Antarctica 1984 1,939.9 Orthopyroxenite
(Enriched Ultramafic Phaneritic)
LEW 88516 Lewis Cliff, Antarctica 1988 13.2 Shergottite
(Intermediate Ultramafic Poikilitic)
QUE 94201 Queen Alexandra Range, Antarctica 1994 12.0 Shergottite
(Depleted Mafic Diabasic)
Dar al Gani 476 / 489 / 670 / 735/ 876 / 975 / 1037 / 1051 Dar al Gani, Libya 1996-2000 2,015 / 2,146 / 1,619 / 588 / 6.2 / 27.6 / 4,012 / 40.1 Shergottite
(Depleted Permafic Olivine-Orthopyroxene-Phyric)
Yamato 980459 / 980497 Yamato Mountains, Antarctica 1998 82.5 / 8.7 Shergottite
(Depleted Permafic Olivine-Phyric)
Yamato 984028 / 000027 / 000047 / 000097 Yamato Mountains, Antarctica 1998-2000 12.3 / 9.7 / 5.3 / 24.5 Shergottite
(Intermediate Ultramafic Poikilitic)
YA 1075** Yamato Mountains, Antarctica 1999 55 Shergottite
(Intermediate Ultramafic Poikilitic)
Sayh al Uhaymir 005 / 008 / 051 / 060 / 090 / 094 / 120 / 125 / 130 / 150 / 587 Sayh al Uhaymir, Oman 1999-2014 1,344 / 8,579 / 436 /
42 / 95 / 223 / 75 / 32 / 279 / 108 / 4.7
Shergottite
(Depleted Permafic Olivine-Phyric)
Dhofar 019 / Dhofar 1668 / Dhofar 1674 Dhofar, Oman 2000-2010 1,056 / 6.1 / 49.2 Shergottite
(Depleted Permafic Olivine-Phyric)
GRV 99027 Grove Mountains, Antarctica 2000 10 Shergottite
(Intermediate Ultramafic Poikilitic)
Dhofar 378 / [Unnamed 1]** Dhofar, Oman 2000-2001 15 / 209.1 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Intersertal)
Northwest Africa 480 / 1460 Morocco 2000-2001 28 / 70 Shergottite
(Intermediate Mafic Diabasic)
Yamato 000593 / 000749 / 000802 Yamato Mountains, Antarctica 2000 13,713 / 1,283 / 22 Nakhlite
(Clinopyroxenite)
Northwest Africa 817 Morocco 2000 104 Nakhlite
(Clinopyroxenite)
Northwest Africa 2737 Morocco or Algeria 2000 611 Chassignite
(Dunite)
Northwest Africa 1669 Morocco 2001 35.9 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Intersertal)
Northwest Africa 1950 / 7721 Atlas Mountains, Morocco 2001-2012 797 / 32 Shergottite
(Intermediate Permafic Poikilitic)
Northwest Africa 856 Morocco 2001 320 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Intersertal)
Northwest Africa 1068 / 1110 / 1183 / 1775 / 2373 / 2969 Maarir, Morocco 2001-2004 577 / 118 / 140 / 25 / 18 / 12 Shergottite
(Enriched Permafic Olivine-Phyric)
Northwest Africa 998 Algeria 2001 456 Nakhlite
(Clinopyroxenite)
Northwest Africa 4797 Missour, Morocco 2001 15 Shergottite
(Intermediate Ultramafic Poikilitic)
[Unnamed 2]** Northwest Africa 2001 ~56 Shergottite
(?Enriched Permafic Poikilitic)
Northwest Africa 1195 Safsaf, Morocco / Algeria 2002 315 Shergottite
(Depleted Permafic Olivine-Orthopyroxene-Phyric)
GRV 020090 Grove Mountains, Antarctica 2002 7.54 Shergottite
(Intermediate Ultramafic Poikilitic)
Northwest Africa 2046 Lakhbi, Algeria 2003 63 Shergottite
(Depleted Permafic Olivine-Orthopyroxene-Phyric)
MIL 03346 / 090030 / 090032 / 090136 Miller Range, Antarctica 2003-2009 715 / 453 / 532 / 171 Nakhlite
(Clinopyroxenite)
Northwest Africa 5029 Morocco 2003 14.67 Shergottite
(Intermediate Mafic Diabasic)
Northwest Africa 3171 Algeria 2004 506 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Intersertal)
Northwest Africa 2626 Algeria 2004 31.1 Shergottite
(Depleted Permafic Olivine-Orthopyroxene-Phyric)
Northwest Africa 2646 Algeria or Morocco 2004 30.7 Shergottite
(Intermediate Permafic Poikilitic Olivine Meladiabasic)
RBT 04261 / 04262 Roberts Massif, Antarctica 2004 78.8 / 204.6 Shergottite
(Enriched Permafic Poikilitic)
Northwest Africa 2975 / 2986 / 2987** / 4766** / 4783** / 4857** / 4864 / 4878/ 4880 / 4930 / 5140** / 5214/ 5219 / 5313 / 5366** / 7182 / 7890 / 8116 Algeria 2005-2010 70.1 / 201 / 82 / 225 / 120 / 24 / 94 / 130 / 81.6 / 117.5 / 7.5 / 50.7 / 60 / 5.3 / 39.6 / 17 / 5.1 / 0.5 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Intersertal)
Northwest Africa 4222 Algeria or Morocco 2006 16.55 Shergottite
(Depleted(?) Permafic(?) Olivine-Phyric)
Northwest Africa 4468 Southern Morocco 2006 675 Shergottite
(Enriched Permafic Poikilitic)
Northwest Africa 4480 Algeria or Morocco 2006 13 Shergottite
(Intermediate Mafic Intersertal)
Northwest Africa 4527 / 4925 Algeria 2006 10.06 / 282.3 Shergottite
(Depleted Permafic Olivine-Phyric)
Northwest Africa 5718 Algeria or Morocco 2006 90.5 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Intersertal)
LAR 06319 / 12011 Larkman Nunatak, Antarctica 2007-2012 78.6 / 701.2 Shergottite
(Enriched Permafic Olivine-Phyric)
Northwest Africa 2990 / 5960 / 6234 / 6710 / 10170 Mauritania 2007-2009 363 / 147 / 55.7 / 74.4 / 307 Shergottite
(Intermediate Permafic Olivine-Phyric)
Northwest Africa 2800 Algeria or Morocco 2007 686 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Diabasic)
Northwest Africa 5790 / 6148 Mauritania 2008-2009 145 / 270 Nakhlite
(Clinopyroxenite)
Northwest Africa 5298 Bir Gandouz, Morocco 2008 445 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Diabasic)
Jiddat al Harasis 479 Oman 2008 553 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Diabasic)
Northwest Africa 5789 Morocco 2009 49 Shergottite
(Depleted Permafic Olivine-Phyric)
Northwest Africa 5990 Hamada du Drâa, Morocco 2009 59 Shergottite
(Depleted Permafic Diabasic)
Ksar Ghilane 002 Quibili, Tunisia 2010 538 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Diabasic)
Northwest Africa 6162 Lbirat, Morocco 2010 89 Shergottite
(Depleted Permafic Olivine-Phyric)
Northwest Africa 6342 Algeria 2010 72.2 Shergottite
(Intermediate Ultramafic Poikilitic)
Northwest Africa 6963 / 7258 Fej Arrih, Morocco 2011 >8,000 / 310 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Intersertal)
Northwest Africa 7032 / 7272 (?)Algeria 2011 85 / 58.7 Shergottite
(Depleted Permafic Microgabbroic)
Northwest Africa 7034 / 7475 / 7533 / 7906 / 7907 / 8114 / 8171 / 8674 Rabt Sbayta, Morocco 2011-2014 320 / 80.2 / 84 / 47.7 / 29.9 / 1.9 / 81.9 / 12 Impact Melt Breccia (Mafic)
Northwest Africa 7042 Morocco 2011 3,033 Shergottite
(Intermediate Permafic Intersertal)
Tissint* Tanzrou, Morocco (July 18) 2011 >12,000 Shergottite
(Depleted Permafic Olivine-Phyric)
Northwest Africa 7257 Morocco 2011 180 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Intersertal)
Northwest Africa 7320 Southern Morocco 2011 52 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Gabbroic)
Northwest Africa 7397 / 7387 / 7755 / 7937 / 8161 Chwichiya, Morocco 2012-2013 2,130 / 392 / 30 / 152.9 / 216 Shergottite
(Enriched Permafic Poikilitic)
Northwest Africa 7500 Taoudenni, Mali 2012 2,040 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Intersertal)
Northwest Africa 7635 Dahkla, Morocco 2012 195.8 Shergottite
(Depleted Mafic Olivine-Plagioclase-Phyric)
LAR 12095 / 12240 Larkman Nunatak, Antarctica 2012 133.1 / 57.6 Shergottite
(Depleted Permafic Olivine-Phyric)
Northwest Africa 7944 Al Mahbas, Morocco 2013 815 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Diabasic)
Northwest Africa 8159 (?)Morocco year unknown 149.4 Augite Basalt (Depleted Mafic)
Northwest Africa 8637 Near Chwichiya, Morocco 2014 4.2 Shergottite
(Enriched Permafic Microgabbroic)
Northwest Africa 8656 / 8657 (?)Algeria 2014 1,655.8 / 233.6 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Diabasic)
Northwest Africa 8653 / [Unnamed 3]** Mauritania 2014 214 / 119 Shergottite
(?Enriched Mafic Intersertal)
"Jrifiya"**° Jrifiya, Morocco 2014 3,694 Shergottite
(Depleted Permafic Olivine-Phyric)
Northwest Africa 8679 Morocco 2014 285 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Intersertal)
Northwest Africa 8686 Morocco 2014 376 Shergottite
(?Depleted Permafic Olivine-Phyric)
Northwest Africa 8694 Morocco 2014 54.8 Chassignite
(Dunite)
Northwest Africa 8705 (?)Morocco 2014 6.2 Shergottite
(Intermediate Permafic Olivine-Phyric)
Northwest Africa 10153 (?)Algeria 2014 119 Nakhlite
(Clinopyroxenite)
[Unnamed 4]** Morocco 2014 765 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Intersertal)
Northwest Africa 10134 (?)Morocco 2014 25.4 Shergottite
(Enriched Mafic Intersertal)
[Unnamed 5]** Tindouf, Algeria 2015 78.2 Shergottite
(?Enriched Mafic Intersertal)
Northwest Africa 10169 Morocco 2015 22 Shergottite
(?Intermediate Ultramafic Poikilitic)
Northwest Africa 10171 Morocco 2015 23.4 Shergottite
(?Enriched Mafic Intersertal)
°Includes Northwest Africa 8716
**These specimens have been confirmed as Martian, but have not yet been approved by the Meteoritical Society
Last updated
07/20/2015


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