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Jiddat al Harasis 1103 (8.12 gram)

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[ Meteoritical Bulletin Database ]

 

Classification: Achondrite, Ureilite
Place/Time: 07 MAJ 2014 11:36:14 in Oman
Mass: 225.8g


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

 


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