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Lut 012
Basic information Name: Lut 012
     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 10.31 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11301 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Apr 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Lut 012        30°56.318’N, 58°45.421’E

Kerman, Iran

Find: 2016 May

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

Physical characteristics: Covered by a black desert patina. Cut surface shows two different lithologies: a) brown color crystalline with few FeNi metal grains and b) black shock melted regions with the occurrence of shock melt veins and pockets.

Petrography: The melted zone contains troilite melt droplets and veinlets. Plagioclase maximum size 160 μm.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Kerman
Origin or pseudonym:Central Hammada of Lut desert
Date:2016 May
Latitude:30°56.318'N
Longitude:58°45.421'E
Mass (g):10311
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.3 (N=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.5 (N=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Magnetic suscept.:4.42
Classifier:H. Pourkhorsandi and J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):61
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Hojjat Kamali (Afshin Parsi, Afshin Group)
Finder:Hojjat Kamali
Comments:Work name AF120.; 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)
Catalogs:
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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Geography:

Iran
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (30° 56' 19"N, 58° 45' 25"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 293 approved meteorites from Kerman, Iran
     This is 1 of 312 approved meteorites from Iran (plus 1 unapproved name)
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