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Jiddat al Harasis 618
Basic information Name: Jiddat al Harasis 618
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: JaH 618
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 42.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6033 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 Sep 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:16 Feb 2009
Latitude:19°14.398'N
Longitude:55°22.214'E
Mass (g):42.9
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):16.5±0.5 (16.0-17.9, n=27)
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.6
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7
Classifier:F. Zurfluh IFGBE, B. Hofmann NMBE, E. Gnos MHNGE
Type spec mass (g):42.9
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:U. Eggenberger, E. Gnos, E. Janots, F. Zurfluh
Comments:CL colors blue; max. Cr2O3 in olivine = 0.1 wt%.; submitted by B.A. Hofmann
Institutions
   and collections
NMBE: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
MHNGE: Muséum d’histoire naturelle, Route de Malagnou 1, CH-1211 Genève 6 , Switzerland (institutional address; updated 27 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 14' 24"N, 55° 22' 13"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2166 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 22 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3999 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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