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Jiddat Arkad 004
Basic information Name: Jiddat Arkad 004
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: JA 004
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Oman
Mass:help 63.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12057 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 26 Aug 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:Desert plain
Date:Feb 2, 2014
Latitude:18°58.070'N
Longitude:56°44.029'E
Mass (g):63.3
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):25.3 (by X-ray diffraction, ±1 mol% Fa)
Classifier:B. Hofmann, N. Greber, E. Gnos, NMBE
Type spec mass (g):63.3
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:Thomas Burri, Urs Eggenberger, Edwin Gnos, Beda Hofmann, Marianna Mészáros, Martin Fisch
Comments:Submitted by Beda Hofmann
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NMBE: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 58' 4"N, 56° 44' 2"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1756 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 75 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 4002 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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