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Jiddat al Harasis 1108
Basic information Name: Jiddat al Harasis 1108
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: JaH 1108
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Oman
Mass:help 107 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL6-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11 approved meteorites classified as LL6-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 23 Feb 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Jiddat al Harasis 1108 (JaH 1108)        19°37.511’N, 55°47.111’E

Al Wusta, Oman

Find: 2010

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6, melt breccia)

History: The meteorite was found 2010 during a field trip in the Oman desert.

Physical characteristics: Dark-brownish individual with some fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite is a melt breccia composed of completely recrystallized LL6 regions (plagioclase grain size about 80 μm) and abundant up to 2 cm wide recrystallized shock melt veins and pockets with characteristic FeNi metal and sulfide spherules.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:2010
Latitude:19°37.511'N
Longitude:55°47.111'E
Mass (g):107
Pieces:1
Class:LL6-melt breccia
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):29.8±0.5 (n=13)
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.9±0.1 (n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8±0.2 (n=12)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 37' 31"N, 55° 47' 7"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1751 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3960 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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