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Mahmutlar
Basic information Name: Mahmutlar
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Turkey
Mass:help 223 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10209 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 11 Apr 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Mahmutlar        36°30.88’N, 32°6.98’E

Antalya, Turkey

Find: 5 Apr 2014

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: The meteorite was found by astronomer Mr. V. V. Bogdanovsky, who systematically searched for meteorites on small, dry, flattened surfaces in Turkey, ~10 km from Alania willage.

Petrography: The meteorite has chondritic texture and contains of well-defined chondrules and chondrule fragments (~70 vol%), and FeNi metal grains (~10 %) surrounded by fine-grained, granular, transparent matrix. The chondrules are 150-450 μm in diameter. The olivine grains have undulatory extinction and planar fractures. Secondary feldspar in the matrix is 5-40 μm in size, with large grains showing undulatory extinction.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Antalya
Date:5 Apr 2014
Latitude:36°30.88'N
Longitude:32°6.98'E
Mass (g):222.6
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17.2±0.24 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.4±1.1 (n=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):45.5
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Mr. V. V. Bogdanovsky, walery775@mail.ru
Comments:Field name TURBIG; analyst N.N. Kononkova (Vernad); submitted by C. A. Lorenz
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography:

Turkey
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (36° 30' 53"N, 32° 6' 59"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Antalya, Turkey
     This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites from Turkey (plus 4 unapproved names)
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