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Lut-e-Zangi Ahmad 001
Basic information Name: Lut-e-Zangi Ahmad 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: LZA 001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Iran
Mass:help 290 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10036 approved meteorites (plus 18 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 10 May 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Lut-e-Zangi Ahmad 001 (LZA 001)        29°48.667’N, 59°11.667’E

Kerman, Iran

Find: 2016 Nov

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

Physical characteristics: Covered by fusion crust. Some chondrules and metal grains can be seen on the cut surface. Troilite grains are big. An angular fresh troilite grain ~3.1 mm in size is visible.

Petrography: Microscopic observations of a polished mount reveal a recrytallzied chondritic texture. Chromite and plagioclase assemblage. Plagioclase average size is less than 40 μm. The large troilite grain shows a vermicular internal texture.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Kerman
Origin or pseudonym:Southern part of Rig-e Yalan in the Lut
Date:2016 Nov
Latitude:29°48.667'N
Longitude:59°11.667'E
Mass (g):290
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19.5 (N=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.3 (N=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.26
Magnetic suscept.:5.07
Classifier:H. Pourkhorsandi and J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Amir Hossein Izadi (Fars Green Center, Iran).
Finder:Amir Hossein Izadi (Fars Green Center, Iran).
Comments:Work name BI02. Field name 798798.; 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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Geography:

Iran
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (29° 48' 40"N, 59° 11' 40"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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