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Yazd 002
Basic information Name: Yazd 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Iran
Mass:help 7 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 316 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 3 Aug 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Yazd 002        31.76697°N, 55.31815°E

Yazd, Iran

Find: 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with packed chondrules with average apparent diameter 920±450 µm (n=23). Opaque are metal and sulfides.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa21.0±10.4, Fa PMD 39%, Cr2O3 0.06±0.04 (n=6). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs13.3±10.8Wo1.4±0.4 (n=2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3). LL group from chondrule size.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Yazd
Origin or pseudonym:desert surface
Date:2018
Latitude:31.76697°N
Longitude:55.31815°E
Mass (g):7000
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):21.0±10.4 (n=6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.3±10.8 (n=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.7
Magnetic suscept.:4.22
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):66
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Mohamadreza Sajadinia and Hojat Kamali
Finder:Hojat Kamali
Comments:work name AP19; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
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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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Iran
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (31° 46' 1"N, 55° 19' 5"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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