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Abarkouh 001
Basic information Name: Abarkouh 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Iran
Mass:help 1800 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6501 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 31 Mar 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Abarkouh 001        31°18.26’N, 53°10.30’E

Fars, Iran

Find: 2014 May 18

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

History: Meteorites were found during a systematic search conducted by the AsemanSang group. A sample was sent to H. Pourkhorsandi in January 2016.

Physical characteristics: Samples are partially covered by a dark-brown crust. Cut surface shows a light-brown interior.

Petrography: Recrystallized chondritic texture. FeNi metal and troilite are well separated. Some weathering veins can be seen. Troilite shows limited weathering. Chromite-plagioclase assemblages are present.

Classification: L5 based on petrography and magnetic susceptibility.

Specimens: Type specimen 27 g and a polished section at CEREGE. 17 g and a thin section at New England Meteoritical Services (NEMS).

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
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State/Prov/County:Fars
Date:2014 May 18
Latitude:31°18.26'N
Longitude:53°10.30'E
Mass (g):1800
Pieces:20
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W2
Magnetic suscept.:4.68
Classifier:H. Pourkhorsandi, J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):27
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Parsa Shirkhani (AsemanSang Co., Norway)
Finder:Elyas Fattahi (AsemanSang group #14)
Comments:Workname AS1601.; submitted by Jerome Gattacceca
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::   (31° 18' 16"N, 53° 10' 18"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Fars, Iran
     This is 1 of 258 approved meteorites from Iran (plus 46 unapproved names)
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