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Abarkouh 004
Basic information Name: Abarkouh 004
     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 1530 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6498 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Aug 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Abarkouh 004        31°15.808’N, 53°25.236’E

Fars, Iran

Find: 2016 Oct

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

Petrography: Microscopic observations of a polished mount reveal a chondritic texture with recrystallized matrix. Chondrules are readily delineated. Plagioclase average size is less than 50 μm. Weathering products occur as veins and in situ alteration of FeNi metal and troilite.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Fars
Date:2016 Oct
Latitude:31°15.808'N
Longitude:53°25.236'E
Mass (g):1530
Pieces:8
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.0 (n=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.7 (n=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.6
Magnetic suscept.:4.56
Classifier:H. Pourkhorsandi and J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):48
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:with finder
Finder:Mohammadreza Shobeiri
Comments:Work name SHO1.; 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 Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Hamed Pourkhorsandi      
Geography:

Iran
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (31° 15' 48"N, 53° 25' 14"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Fars, Iran
     This is 1 of 257 approved meteorites from Iran (plus 46 unapproved names)
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