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Kerman 216
Basic information Name: Kerman 216
     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 16.7 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5956 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [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 216        30°46.41’N, 57°47.71’E

Kerman, Iran

Find: 13 Mar 2017

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

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

Physical characteristics: A single piece weighing 16.7 g.

Petrography: (G. Giuli, UniCam; V. Moggi Cecchi, G. Pratesi UniFi); The thin section displays a marked chondritic texture, with scattered evident chondrules of various types set in silicate matrix. Kamacite and troilite are diffuse and partially weathered to iron oxides;

Geochemistry: EMP (V. Moggi Cecchi, G. Pratesi - UniFi; G. Giuli - UniCam); Olivine in chondrules and matrix; (Fa19.3Fo80.7, N=5); Orthopyroxene in chondrules and matrix (Fs16.8En81.7Wo1.5, N=5);

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4); S2; W3

Specimens: A total of 6.70 g specimen is on deposit at MSN-FI; 2.19 g at SBU. Main mass (7.1 g) at OAM.

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):16.7
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.3±0.5 (N=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8±0.6 (N=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.1
Classifier:V. Moggi Cecchi and G. Pratesi, UniFi, and G. Giuli, UniCam
Type spec mass (g):6.70
Type spec location:MSN-FI
Main mass:OAM
Finder:Romano Serra
Comments:MSN-FI # I3308; Specific gravity 3.298; provisional Kerman 216; field LE12; submitted by Vanni Moggi Cecchi
Institutions
   and collections
OAM: Museo del Cielo e della Terra Vicolo Baciadonne 1 40017 San Giovanni in Persiceto ( BO) Italy Osservatorio Astronomico e Museo "Giorgio Abetti", San Giovanni Persiceto, Bologna, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 31 Oct 2012)
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 293 approved meteorites from Kerman, Iran
     This is 1 of 313 approved meteorites from Iran (plus 1 unapproved name)
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