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Jiddat al Harasis 935
Basic information Name: Jiddat al Harasis 935
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: JaH 935
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Oman
Mass:help 19.4 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 610 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 26 Dec 2015
Writeup from MB 104:

Jiddat al Harasis 935 (JaH 935)        19°44.439’N, 55°40.591’E

Al Wusta, Oman

Find: 11 Jan 2012

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: Found by Edwin Gnos, Beda Hofmann, Karl Wimmer, Elise Wimmer and Florian Zurfluh during a search for meteorites on January 11, 2012.

Physical characteristics: Single wind-ablated stone of 19.36 g, no fusion crust preserved.

Petrography: (E. Gnos, MHNGE and B. Hofmann, NMBE) The meteorite consists of up to 1.5 mm sized chondrules (approx. 45 vol%; average size 0.75±0.33 mm, n=48) with partially recrystallized glass, CAIs (0.2 - 3.0 mm; approx. 5 vol%), and dark matrix (approx. 50 vol%). Magnetite is rather rare, troilite is largely oxidized. Some Fe-hydroxides probably resulted from oxidation of iron metal.

Geochemistry: (N. Greber, Bern) Olivine compositions are Fa24.1±18.2 (Fa0.1-50.1 n=34), pyroxene compositions (n=9) are Fs24.1±18.2Wo2.2±1.8 (Fs0.1-50.1Wo0.9-5.7). Oxygen isotopes: (R. Greenwood, OU) analysis of a sample leached with ethanolamine thioglycollate gave δ18O=3.67, δ17O=-1.14, Δ17O= -3.04.

Classification: CV3 based on petrography, variability of mineral compositions, matrix abundance, mean chondrule size, presence of large CAIs and oxygen isotopes. Unshocked (S1). Strongly weathered based on high degree of troilite oxidation.

Specimens: All at NMBE.

Data from:
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State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:11 Jan 2012
Mass (g):19.36
Shock stage:S1
Fayalite (mol%):24.1±18.2 (N=34)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.6±1.6 (N=9)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.2±1.8 (N=9)
Classifier:B. Hofmann, E. Gnos, E. Greber
Type spec mass (g):19.36
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:Edwin Gnos, Beda Hofmann, Elise Wimmer, Karl Wimmer, Florian Zurfluh
Comments:Submitted by Beda Hofmann
Plots: O isotopes:  
   and collections
NMBE: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
MHNGE: Muséum d’histoire naturelle, Route de Malagnou 1, CH-1211 Genève 6 , Switzerland (institutional address; updated 27 Oct 2011)
Bern: University of Bern, University of Bern, Hochschulstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland (institutional address)
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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     This is 1 of 1756 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 75 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 4001 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 436 unapproved names)
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