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Jiddat al Harasis 798
Basic information Name: Jiddat al Harasis 798
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: JaH 798
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 16.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  Mesosiderite
Recommended:  Mesosiderite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 173 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite.   [show all]
Search for other: Mesosiderites, Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 28 Jan 2013
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 102:

Jiddat al Harasis 798 (JaH 798)        19°58.50’N, 56°25.467’E

Al Wusta, Oman

Found: 2001 Apr 15

Classification: Mesosiderite

History: One fusion crusted stone of 16.6 g was found by an anonymous finder, April 15, 2001.

Physical characteristics: The rock is heavily weathered and was originally metal rich.

Petrography: The rock is brecciated and consists of abundant pyroxene-rich clasts. The low-Ca pyroxene has a composition of Fs30±1. Some grains of phosphate and plagioclase (~An95) were also found.

Classification: The meteorite is a mesosiderite and probably paired with Jiddat al Harasis 203 and the many other mesosiderites from the same area.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:2001 Apr 15
Latitude:19°58.50'N
Longitude:56°25.467'E
Mass (g):16.6
Pieces:1
Class:Mesosiderite
Weathering grade:W3-4
Ferrosilite (mol%):30±1 (n=42)
Classifier:A. Bischoff and M. Matthes, IfP; E. Haiderer, Vienna
Type spec mass (g):3.3
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:unknown
Comments:Submitted by A. Bischoff
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Haiderer: Erich Haiderer Laboratory, P.O. Box 88, A-1140 Vienna, Austria (private address; updated 7 Jan 2015)
Vienna: University of Vienna, Dr-Karl-Lueger-Ring 1, A-1010 Wien, Austria (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 58' 30"N, 56° 25' 28"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1744 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman
     This is 1 of 3928 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 301 unapproved names)
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