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Abarkouh 002
Basic information Name: Abarkouh 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Iran
Mass:help 950 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  H5/6
Recommended:  H5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 242 approved meteorites classified as H5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 7 Jul 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Fars
Date:2014 May 19
Latitude:31°18.06'N
Longitude:53°10.91'E
Mass (g):950
Pieces:1
Class:H5/6
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):18.7 (N=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.0 (N=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Magnetic suscept.:4.80
Classifier:H. Pourkhorsandi and J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):24
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Parsa Shirkhani (AsemanSang Co., Norway)
Finder:Elyas Fattahi (group #14 AsemanSang Co.)
Comments:Workname AS1602. The outer parts of the samples show weathering degree W3 and the interior is W2. The meteorite is breccia with type 6 clasts in a type 5 host; submitted by Hamed Pourkhorsandi
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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. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography:

Iran
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (31° 18' 4"N, 53° 10' 55"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Fars, Iran
     This is 1 of 261 approved meteorites from Iran (plus 46 unapproved names)
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