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Karaman 003
Basic information Name: Karaman 003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2021
Country: Turkey
Mass:help 156 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10864 approved meteorites (plus 19 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 4 Dec 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Karaman 003        37°11’23.12"N, 33°30’14.66"E

Konya, Turkey

Find: 2021

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: Found by Mehmet Yesiltas during the systematic search of dry and flat surfaces in Turkey as part of an ongoing field project.

Physical characteristics: Fully fusion crusted whole sample.

Petrography: Chondrules are not very easy to discern. Recrystallized matrix appears to be lighthly rusted.

Data from:
  MB110
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Konya
Date:2021
Latitude:37°11'23.12"N
Longitude:33°30'14.66"E
Mass (g):156
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Weathering grade:W3
Magnetic suscept.:4.95
Classifier:M. Yesiltas, KirkU
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:KirkU
Main mass:Mehmet Yesiltas
Finder:Mehmet Yesiltas
Comments:Originally called Yesildere (b); submitted by Mehmet Yesiltas
Institutions
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KirkU: Dr. Mehmet Yesiltas Faculty of Aeronautics and Space Sciences Office: Z10 Kirklareli University – Kayali Campus Kirklareli, Turkey 39100, Turkey (institutional address; updated 4 Jul 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Turkey
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (37° 11' 23"N, 33° 30' 15"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Konya, Turkey
     This is 1 of 26 approved meteorites from Turkey (plus 4 unapproved names)
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