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Yazd 001
Basic information Name: Yazd 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 3.1 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10981 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 7 Jul 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Yazd
Date:2014 July 30
Latitude:31°58.370'N
Longitude:54°23.324'E
Mass (g):3100
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.2 (N=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5 (N=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Magnetic suscept.:4.20
Classifier:H. Pourkhorsandi and J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):23.00
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:With the finder
Finder:Vahid Samiey Zarch
Comments:Workname AS1604. Troilite and metal show a heterogenous aboundance which suggests a breccia. The polished section contains part of a macrochondrule with a size of 4 mm. Maximum chromite and plagiolcase size is 520 um and 120 um, respectively.; 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)
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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° 58' 22"N, 54° 23' 19"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites from Yazd, Iran
     This is 1 of 261 approved meteorites from Iran (plus 46 unapproved names)
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