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Iran 025
Basic information Name: Iran 025
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2020
Country: Iran
Mass:help 7.51 kg
Classification
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Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 795 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 8 May 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Iran 025

Iran

Find: 2020 Feb

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with packed chondrules. Opaque minerals are metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa 23.0±4.0, range Fa16.0-27.8, Fa PMD 14%, Cr2O3 0.04±0.06 (n=8). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs14.3Wo1.6, range Fs6.6-22.0 (n=2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3). L group from magnetic susceptibility.

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Mehdi Zarrabi.

Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Iran
Date:2020 Feb
Mass (g):7505
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.0±4.0 (n=8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.3 (n=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Magnetic suscept.:4.75
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):150
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Mehdi Zarrabi
Finder:anonymous
Comments:work name MZC4; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
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 Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 111, in preparation (2022)
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Geography:

Iran
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 363 approved meteorites from Iran (plus 1 unapproved name)

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