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Ravar
Basic information Name: Ravar
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Iran
Mass:help 1938 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5766 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 18 Nov 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Ravar        31°53.22’N, 56°53.39’E

Kerman, Iran

Find: 2016 Mar 29

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

History: The sample was found in the desert by Mr. Kryachko T. V. and Mr. Khatami Majid.

Physical characteristics: one sample covered by brown fusion crust was broken on three pieces.

Petrography: (Verna.) The meteorite has a chondritic texture and consists of chondrules embedded in crystalline matrix. Boundaries between chondrules and matrix are mostly well delineated. The meteorite contains more weathered and fractured lithologies corresponding to W3.

Classification: H4, Ivanova M. A. (Vernad)

Specimens: 365 g and a thin section are deposited in Vernad. Main mass with Mr. T. V. Kryachko and Mr. V. V. Shumilin private collection

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
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State/Prov/County:Kerman
Origin or pseudonym:Desert
Date:2016 Mar 29
Latitude:31°53.22'N
Longitude:56°53.39'E
Mass (g):1938
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17.5±0.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.9±0.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.1
Classifier:M. A. Ivanova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):365
Type spec location:Vernad.
Main mass:Mr. Kryachko T. V. and private collection of Mr. Shumilin V.V. hold the main mass
Finder:Mr. Kryachko T. V. and Khatami Majid
Comments:Field number IR-003; submitted by M. A. Ivanova
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Timur Kryachko   
Geography:

Iran
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (31° 53' 13"N, 56° 53' 23"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 242 approved meteorites from Kerman, Iran
     This is 1 of 257 approved meteorites from Iran (plus 46 unapproved names)
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Synonymshelp: Ravar 001 (First meteorite in DCA)

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