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Jiddat al Harasis 803
Basic information Name: Jiddat al Harasis 803
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: JaH 803
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Oman
Mass:help 106.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10036 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 19 Jul 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Jiddat al Harasis 803 (JaH 803)        19°40’20.8"N, 56°13’22.2"E

Al Wusta, Oman

Found: Jan 2011

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

Petrography: (P. Strickland, UAb) Chondrules mainly PO, POP and RP averaging 0.4 mm in diameter. Irregular and planar fractures and undulatory extinction visible in the pyroxene and olivine.

Geochemistry: (C. Herd and P. Strickland, UAb). Olivine Fa19.1 ± 0.6 (n=21); Low-Ca Pyroxene Fs16.9 ± 0.1, Wo1.3 ± 0.2 (n=15).

Specimens: 29.3 g type specimen, including thin section, are on deposit at UAb. Main mass, including thin section, at SQU.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:Jan 2011
Latitude:19°40'20.8"N
Longitude:56°13'22.2"E
Mass (g):106.8
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19.1±0.6 (n=21)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.9±0.1 (n=15)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.2 (n=15)
Classifier:C. Herd and P. Strickland, UAb
Type spec mass (g):29.3
Type spec location:UAb
Main mass:SQU
Comments:Field number O-52; submitted by C. Herd
Institutions
   and collections
UAb: 1-26 Earth Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E3, Canada, Canada; Website (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
SQU: Sultan Qaboos University, College of Science, Earth Sciences Department, P.O. Box 36 Code 123 Al­Khoud, Oman (institutional address; updated 5 Oct 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 40' 21"N, 56° 13' 22"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1751 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3959 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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