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Jiddat al Harasis 1103
Basic information Name: Jiddat al Harasis 1103
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: JaH 1103
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Oman
Mass:help 226 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 515 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 20 Feb 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Jiddat al Harasis 1103 (JaH 1103)        19°46.660’N, 56°32.840’E

Al Wusta, Oman

Find: 2014 May 7

Classification: Ureilite

History: The meteorite was found in 2014 during a field trip in the Oman desert.

Physical characteristics: Brownish individual lacking any fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a cumulate texture of up to 1.8 mm sized olivine and pigeonite grains. Olivine appears to be recrystallized to small up to 15 μm sized crystallites and pigeonite grains display patchy compositional zoning. Olivine shows characteristic reduced rims. The meteorite also contains flaky graphite.

Geochemistry: Reduced rims in olivine: Fa6.4-14.0; olivine contains 0.43±0.08 wt% Cr2O3 and 0.29±0.05 wt% CaO

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:MC 154
Date:2014 May 7
Latitude:19°46.660'N
Longitude:56°32.840'E
Mass (g):225.8
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):23.8±0.2 (n=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.3±1.4 (11.9-15.8, n=21)
Wollastonite (mol%):9.0±3.9 (3.6-16.3, n=21)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marcin Cimala
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 46' 40"N, 56° 32' 50"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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