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Gandom Beryan 004
Basic information Name: Gandom Beryan 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 6.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9655 approved meteorites (plus 16 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 3 Aug 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Gandom Beryan 004        31°12.567’N, 58°8.783’E

Kerman, Iran

Find: 2016 March

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

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. FeNi metal and troilite are well separated. Weathering products occur as veins and in situ alteration of FeNi metal and troilite. Alteration of troilite to pyrite/marcasite.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
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State/Prov/County:Kerman
Date:2016 March
Latitude:31°12.567'N
Longitude:58°8.783'E
Mass (g):6400
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.1 (n=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.8 (n=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Magnetic suscept.:4.76
Classifier:H. Pourkhorsandi and J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):26
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:with finder
Finder:Amir Hossein Izadi (Fars Green Center, Iran)
Comments:Work name BI01. Field name 432100.; submitted by Hamed Pourkhorsandi
Institutions
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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° 12' 34"N, 58° 8' 47"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 244 approved meteorites from Kerman, Iran
     This is 1 of 262 approved meteorites from Iran (plus 46 unapproved names)
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