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Kerman 251
Basic information Name: Kerman 251
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Iran
Mass:help 4.09 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 677 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 14 Jun 2019
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 108:

Kerman 251        30°27’13"N, 58°27’25"E

Kerman, Iran

Find: 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

Physical characteristics: Crusted stone

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Well-defined packed chondrules with average apparent diameter 610±530 µm (n=39). Opaques are metal and sulfides

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa8.8±3.4, Fa PMD 34%, Cr2O3 0.33±0.34 wt% (n=4). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs9.4±6.9Wo1.1±0.7 (n=3).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3). L group from chondrule size.

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Bahman Izadi.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Kerman
Date:2018
Latitude:30°27'13"N
Longitude:58°27'25"E
Mass (g):4085
Pieces:15
Class:L3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):8.8±3.4 (n=4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):9.4±6.9 (n=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.7
Magnetic suscept.:4.81
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):57.3
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Bahman Izadi
Finder:Bahman Izadi
Comments:work name CM05/1022; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Iran
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (30° 27' 13"N, 58° 27' 25"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 244 approved meteorites from Kerman, Iran
     This is 1 of 261 approved meteorites from Iran (plus 46 unapproved names)
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