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Jiddat al Harasis 805
Basic information Name: Jiddat al Harasis 805
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: JaH 805
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1017 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L(H)3
Recommended:  L(H)3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites classified as L(H)3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 31 Dec 2015
Writeup from MB 104:

Jiddat al Harasis 805 (JaH 805)        19.588°N, 55.131°E

Zufar, Oman

Find: 2011 Feb

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L(H)3)

History: Found by an anonymous prospector in February 2011.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Unequilibrated chondrite composed of well-formed, small to medium-sized chondrules (mostly 0.3-0.8 mm; some up to 1.1 mm) in a dark brown, highly altered matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa12.6-34.2), orthopyroxene (Fs7.7-15.7Wo0.8-1.9), clinopyroxene (Fs7.1-7.6Wo41.5-38.6). Oxygen isotopes (K. Ziegler, UNM) Analysis of an acid-washed subsample by laser fluorination gave δ17O 3.448; δ18O 5.637; Δ17O 0.472 per mil.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite L(H)3. Oxygen isotopes plot in the L chondrites field, but an H affinity is suggested by the relatively small chondrule size, abundance of (altered) metal and the low maximum Fs content in orthopyroxene.

Specimens: Type specimen plus one polished thin section at PSF; main mass with anonymous collector.

Data from:
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2011 Feb
Mass (g):1017
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):12.6-34.2 (N=4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):7.7-15.7
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8-1.9
Magnetic suscept.:4.8
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):21.58
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:Anonymous
Comments:Submitted by P. Sipiera
Plots: O isotopes:  
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
UNM: Institute of Meteoritics MSC03 2050 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131-1126 USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Feb 2015)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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     Recommended::   (19° 35' 17"N, 55° 7' 52"E)

     This is 1 of 2152 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3984 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 447 unapproved names)
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