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Shahdad
Basic information Name: Shahdad
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Iran
Mass:help 1074 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10290 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 26 Oct 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Kerman
Origin or pseudonym:Moving sand, northeast of Shahdad
Date:2005
Latitude:30°33.23'N
Longitude:57°47.05'E
Mass (g):1074
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):18.4
Classifier:Alan Rubin (UCLA) and Jamshid Hassanzadeh (CalTech)
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:AUT-Iran
Finder:Ardeshir Hezarkhani and Reza Sangghaleh
Comments:Submitted by Jamshid Hassanzadeh (CalTech)
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
AUT-Iran: Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran , Iran (institutional address; updated 3 Jun 2011)
CalTech: Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91124, United States (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography:

Iran
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (30° 33' 14"N, 57° 47' 3"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 304 approved meteorites from Kerman, Iran
     This is 1 of 342 approved meteorites from Iran (plus 1 unapproved name)
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