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Jiddat al Harasis 955
Basic information Name: Jiddat al Harasis 955
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: JaH 955
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: Oman
Mass:help 63.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  R6
Recommended:  R6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites classified as R6.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 11 Mar 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Jiddat al Harasis 955 (JaH 955)        19.989930°N, 56.407860°E

Al Wusta, Oman

Find: 2013 Nov

Classification: Rumuruti chondrite (R6)

Physical characteristics: A dark stone with dull fusion crust. Cut surface reveals dark-gray interior.

Petrography: Recrystallized chondritic texture with only rare remnants of chondrules. Mineralogy: olivine (dominant), Ca-pyroxene, plagioclase (to 100 μm), sulfides (to 600 μm, modal abundance 9 vol% by point counting with N=334), ilmenite, magnetite. No metal visible.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa39.9±0.1, FeO/MnO=88.4, NiO 0.29 wt% (N=5). Chromite Cr# = 0.85, TiO2 4.3 wt% (N=2).

Classification: R6. Moderate weathering.

Specimens: 13.2 g at CEREGE, main mass with anonymous finder.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:2013 Nov
Latitude:19.989930°N
Longitude:56.407860°E
Mass (g):63.2
Pieces:1
Class:R6
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):39.9±0.1 (N=5)
Magnetic suscept.:4.06
Classifier:H. Pourkhorsandi, J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):13.1
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Anonymous
Finder:Anonymous
Comments:Submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Catalogs:
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:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 59' 24"N, 56° 24' 28"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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