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Jiddat al Harasis 319
Basic information Name: Jiddat al Harasis 319
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: JaH 319
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Oman
Mass:help 4.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  Mesosiderite
Recommended:  Mesosiderite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 189 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite.   [show all]
Search for other: Mesosiderites, Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 7 Apr 2011
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 99:

Jiddat al Harasis 319 (JaH 319)        19°58.633’N, 56°25.516’E

Al Wusta, Oman

Found: 30 Jan 2007

Classification: Mesosiderite

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart.) Breccia of about 60% pyroxene, 5% feldspar and accessory Ca-phosphate in a partly oxidized metal matrix with minor troilite.

Geochemistry: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart., P. Appel and B. Mader, Kiel) Fs 30.1-31.6; An90.3-93.3Or0.3-0.4; kamacite Ni 5.4-5.9, Co 0.6-1.3%.

Classification: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) Mesosiderite

Specimens: A total of 0.9 g of sample is on deposit at Kiel. The main mass and one thin section are on deposit at the Bartoschewitz Meteorite Lab.

Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:Desert plain
Date:30 Jan 2007
Latitude:19°58.633'N
Longitude:56°25.516'E
Mass (g):4.5
Pieces:1
Class:Mesosiderite
Ferrosilite (mol%):30.1-31.6
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Mader (Kiel)
Type spec mass (g):0.90
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Bart
Finder:R. Bartoschewitz
Comments:Submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
   and collections
Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Lehmweg 53, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 4 Aug 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 58' 38"N, 56° 25' 31"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1747 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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