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Jiddat al Harasis 868
Basic information Name: Jiddat al Harasis 868
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: JaH 868
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 18.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 422 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 26 Jul 2014
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Writeup from MB 103:

Jiddat al Harasis 868 (JaH 868)        19°59’7.5"N, 56°24’59"E

Al Wusta, Oman

Purchased: 2009 Jan 25

Classification: HED achondrite (Diogenite)

Physical characteristics: The small individual lacks any fusion crust and shows a brownish interior.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a cumulate texture of predominantly large orthopyroxene and calcic plagioclase crystals. Accessory minerals include augite, chromite and troilite.

Geochemistry: low-Ca pyroxene: Fs30.4±0.2Wo2.5±0.2 (range Fs30.2-30.7Wo2.3-2.7, n=13); Ca-pyroxene: Fs24.9±2.6Wo40.3±3.5 (range Fs22.8-30.9Wo32.9-42.7, n=10); calcic plagioclase: An88.9±0.5 (range An88.3-90.1, n=13)

Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:P 2009 Jan 25
Latitude:19°59'7.5"N
Longitude:56°24'59"E
Mass (g):18.2
Pieces:1
Class:Diogenite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:moderate
Ferrosilite (mol%):30.4, 24.9
Wollastonite (mol%):2.5; 40.4
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):3.9
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 59' 8"N, 56° 24' 59"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1746 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3942 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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