header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 26 Oct 2021
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Jiddat al Harasis 858
Basic information Name: Jiddat al Harasis 858
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: JaH 858
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Oman
Mass:help 42.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6303 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 10 Jun 2015
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 104:

Jiddat al Harasis 858 (JaH 858)        19°24.193’N, 55°48.35’E

Al Wusta, Oman

Find: 2003 Feb 28

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6)

History: Discovered on a desert expedition on Feb. 28, 2003.

Physical characteristics: Two dark brown stones of 42.2 g. Magnetic susceptibility log χ = 4.62.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) various types of chondrules from 0.2 to 0.9 mm (avg. 0.5 mm) set in iron hydroxide interspersed in recrystallized matrix.

Geochemistry: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart, P. Appel and B. Mader, Kiel) Olivine: Fa18.47 (Fa18.1-19.0, n=13); low-Ca pyroxene: Fs16.2Wo1.0 (15.6-16.5Wo0.9-1.2, n=6). Kamacite Ni 5.3-7.7, Co 0.5-0.6 wt.% (n=5).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6, shock stage S3)

Specimens: 8.7 g on deposit at Kiel, main mass anonymous

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:2003 Feb 28
Latitude:19°24.193'N
Longitude:55°48.35'E
Mass (g):42.2
Pieces:2
Class:H6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.47 (18.1-19.0, n=13)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.2 (15.6-16.5, n=6)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0 (0.9-1.2)
Magnetic suscept.:4/62
Classifier:Bart
Type spec mass (g):8.7
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:anonymous
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
   and collections
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 24' 12"N, 55° 48' 21"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1755 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 75 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3999 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):

Direct link to this page