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Jiddat al Harasis 320
Basic information Name: Jiddat al Harasis 320
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: JaH 320
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Oman
Mass:help 25.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Mesosiderite
Recommended:  Mesosiderite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 189 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite.   [show all]
Search for other: Mesosiderites, Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 2 Mar 2012
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Writeup from MB 100:

Jiddat al Harasis 320 (JaH 320)        19°59.946’N, 56°24.671’E

Al Wusta, Oman

Found: 31 Jan 2007

Classification: Mesosiderite

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart.) Breccia with ~50% pyroxene and ~15% feldspar in an oxidized matrix with minor olivine and troilite.

Geochemistry: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart., P. Appel and B. Mader, Kiel) Fs 29.9-31.3; An 91-95Or<0.3; 1.8 % Ni in limonite.

Classification: Mesosiderite

Specimens: A total of 5.2 g is on deposit at Kiel. The main mass and one thin section are on deposit at Bart.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 515:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:Desert plain
Date:31 Jan 2007
Latitude:19°59.946'N
Longitude:56°24.671'E
Mass (g):25.7
Pieces:~30
Class:Mesosiderite
Ferrosilite (mol%):29.9-31.3
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Mader (Kiel)
Type spec mass (g):5.20
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Bart
Finder:R. Bartoschewitz
Comments:Submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 59' 57"N, 56° 24' 40"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1747 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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