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Kerman 167
Basic information Name: Kerman 167
     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 819 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9655 approved meteorites (plus 16 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 9 Jun 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Kerman 167        30°45.788’N, 57°48.304’E

Kerman, Iran

Find: 2016 May

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: Found in the corridors of Kalout region of the Lut Desert during a systematic search for meteorites.

Physical characteristics: Dark color surface containing cracks filled with sediments.

Petrography: Microscopic observations of a polished mount reveal a chondritic texture with recrystallized matrix. Chondrules are readily delineated. Plagioclase average size is less than 50 μm. FeNi metal and troilite are well separated. Weathering products occur as veins and in situ alteration of FeNi metal and troilite. Weathering veins filled by calcite grains.

Classification: H5. Likely paired with Kerman 004.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Kerman
Origin or pseudonym:Kalout region of Lut desert
Date:2016 May
Latitude:30°45.788'N
Longitude:57°48.304'E
Mass (g):819
Pieces:37
Class:H5
Weathering grade:W2/3
Magnetic suscept.:4.58
Classifier:H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Hojjat Kamali (Afshin Parsi, Afshin Group)
Finder:Hojjat Kamali
Comments:Workname AF440.; submitted by Hamed Pourkhorsandi
Institutions
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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 Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography:

Iran
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (30° 45' 47"N, 57° 48' 18"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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