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Kerman 212
Basic information Name: Kerman 212
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Iran
Mass:help 51.9 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9995 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 10 Jan 2020
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 109:

Kerman 212        30°46.41’N, 57°47.71’E

Kerman, Iran

Find: 13 Mar 2017

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: Collected during the 2017 joint Italian-Iranian recovery campaign

Physical characteristics: 15 pieces totally weighing 51.9 g.

Petrography: (G. Giuli, UniCam; V. Moggi Cecchi, G. Pratesi UniFi); The thin section displays a chondritic texture, with rare chondrules of various types set in abundant silicate matrix. Kamacite and troilite are diffuse and partially weathered to iron oxides. Several metal veins, altered to iron ixides, are visible;

Geochemistry: EMP (V. Moggi Cecchi, G. Pratesi - UniFi; G. Giuli - UniCam); Olivine in chondrules and matrix; (Fa20.7Fo79.3, N=9); Orthopyroxene in chondrules and matrix (Fs18.4En80.3Wo1.3, N=10);

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5); S1; W3; Possibly paired with Kerman 205 to 213, Kerman 215, Kerman 217 to 225, Kerman 228 & 229, Kerman 232 & 233, Kerman 236 & 237, Kerman 240 to 248.

Specimens: A total of 42.71 g specimen (main mass) is on deposit at MSN-FI; 7 pcs (tot. 9.16 g) at SBU.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Kerman
Date:13 Mar 2017
Latitude:30°46.41'N
Longitude:57°47.71'E
Mass (g):51.9
Pieces:15
Class:H5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):20.7±0.5 (N=9)
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.4±0.6 (N=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.1
Classifier:V. Moggi Cecchi and G. Pratesi, UniFi, and G. Giuli, UniCam
Type spec mass (g):42.71
Type spec location:MSN-FI
Main mass:MSN-FI
Finder:Giovanni Pratesi
Comments:MSN-FI # I3304; Specific gravity 3.287; provisional Kerman 212; field LE8; submitted by Vanni Moggi Cecchi
Institutions
   and collections
MSN-FI: MUSEO DI STORIA NATURALE DELL'UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DI FIRENZE Via Giorgio La Pira, 4 – 50121 FIRENZE, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2015)
UniFi: Università degli Studi di Firenze, P.zza S. Marco, 4 - 50121 Firenze, Italy (institutional address; updated 14 Sep 2013)
SBU: Shahid Bahonar University Pajoohesh Sq, Imam Khomeni Highway Kerman, I.R., Iran (institutional address; updated 10 Jan 2020)
UniCam: University of Camerino Via A. D'Accorso, 16, 62032 Camerino MC, Italy (institutional address; updated 10 Jan 2020)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Iran
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (30° 46' 25"N, 57° 47' 43"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 289 approved meteorites from Kerman, Iran
     This is 1 of 308 approved meteorites from Iran (plus 1 unapproved name)
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