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Iran 018
Basic information Name: Iran 018
     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 1616 g
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Recommended:  L/LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 28 approved meteorites classified as L/LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 4-7), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Aug 2021
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Iran 018

Semnan, Iran

Purchased: 2016 Apr

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L/LL6)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Recrystallized chondrite. Opaque minerals are metal and troilite.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L/LL6). The chemistry and the magnetic susceptibility (reflecting metal content) is intermediate between L and LL groups, hence the L/LL classification.

Data from:
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State/Prov/County:Semnan
Place of purchase:Iran
Date:P 2016 Apr
Mass (g):1616
Pieces:1
Class:L/LL6
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):26.2 (n=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.7 (n=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8
Magnetic suscept.:4.34
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):42
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Mehdi Zarrabi
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name MZ51; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
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 Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Geography:

Iran
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites from Semnan, Iran
     This is 1 of 355 approved meteorites from Iran (plus 1 unapproved name)

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