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Jiddat al Harasis 869
Basic information Name: Jiddat al Harasis 869
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: JaH 869
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Oman
Mass:help 300 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  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 14 Sep 2014
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Writeup from MB 103:

Jiddat al Harasis 869 (JaH 869)        19°58.761’N, 56°25.093’E

Al Wusta, Oman

Found: 2011 Nov 26

Classification: Mesosiderite

Petrography: The meteorite is composed of a FeNi metal-rich portion and a brownish silicate dominated lithology. The latter consists of orthopyroxene, calcic plagioclase, minor merrillite, silica polymorph, troilite and metal (predominantly kamacite) and exhibits triple grain junctions among all phases.

Geochemistry: Low-Ca pyroxene: Fs28.9Wo2.6, FeO/MnO=28-32, calcic plagioclase: An91.1±3.1 (An84-96, n=23)

Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:2011 Nov 26
Latitude:19°58.761'N
Longitude:56°25.093'E
Mass (g):300
Pieces:1
Class:Mesosiderite
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:high
Ferrosilite (mol%):28.9
Wollastonite (mol%):2.6
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 58' 46"N, 56° 25' 6"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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