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Kerman 029
Basic information Name: Kerman 029
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Iran
Mass:help 170 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 594 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 7 Jul 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Kerman 029        30°45.149’N, 57°48.516’E

Kerman, Iran

Find: 2016 Feb 11

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

History: Found during a systematic search for meteorites by "Afshin Group". Samples were sent to H. Pourkhorsandi in April 2016.

Petrography: FeNi metal and troilite are present as round shape assemablages and also separated phases.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa17.7±4.7 (Fa5.7-23.4, PMD 17%, N=9), orthopyroxene Fs12.9±4.9Wo0.9±0.4 (Fs7.7-16.8, PMD 32%, N=10). Magnetic susceptibility log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.70.

Classification: H3

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
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State/Prov/County:Kerman
Origin or pseudonym:Kalout region of Lut desert
Date:2016 Feb 11
Latitude:30°45.149'N
Longitude:57°48.516'E
Mass (g):170
Pieces:12
Class:H3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.7±4.7 (N=9)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.9±4.9 (N=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.4
Magnetic suscept.:4.70
Classifier:H. Pourkhorsandi and J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:with finder
Finder:Afshin Group (Hojjat Kamali and Mohammad Reza Sajjadinia)
Comments:Workname AF09.; submitted by Hamed Pourkhorsandi
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:

Iran
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (30° 45' 9"N, 57° 48' 31"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 244 approved meteorites from Kerman, Iran
     This is 1 of 262 approved meteorites from Iran (plus 46 unapproved names)
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