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Jiddat al Harasis 559
Basic information Name: Jiddat al Harasis 559
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: JaH 559
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Oman
Mass:help 209 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  H3.7/3.8
Recommended:  H3.7/3.8    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as H3.7/3.8.
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 11 Feb 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 165:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:Desert plain
Date:25-Jan-2008
Latitude:19°50.395'N
Longitude:56°6.310'E
Mass (g):208.6
Pieces:8
Class:H3.7/3.8
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):18.6-20.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.6-19.9
Wollastonite (mol%):0.2-2.1
Classifier:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann
Type spec mass (g):208.6
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann, M. Halawani, Y. Tarabulsi, M. Hakeemmann, M. Halawani, Y. Tarabulsi, M. Hakeem
Comments:paired JaH 560; pet grade with cathodolum.; chondrule size 0.35 mm, bulk Fe 24.1%; submitted by Beda Hofmann
Institutions
   and collections
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. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 50' 24"N, 56° 6' 19"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1747 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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