The specimen is the complete meteorite as found (multiple fragments/stones), minus the specimen that was sent to laboratory for classification and some fragments sold to collectors an institutions.
This meteorite was found during a systematic search for meteorite in the desert of the Sultanate of Oman, on spring 2011, at the following exact coordinates
It have been submitted for classification to the University of Washington (Seattle), and have been officially classified, then referenced by the Meteoritical Society, under the name JaH 719.
This meteorite is a chondrite, a kind of (mainly) stony meteorites, that have not been modified due to melting or differentiation of the parent body (asteroid) since the formation of Solar System. Chondrites were formed by the accretion of particles of dust and grit present in the primitive Solar System, which gave an estimated age of 4.566 billion years ± 1.0 My (Dating using 206Pb/204Pb).
Type "L" mean Low metal content, type "6" mean a chondrite experienced high metamorphism and transformations during the early stages of its history (more than 4 billion years) its history.
Specimens comes with a certificate, and print of the Meteoritical Society reference page signed by the finder.
- Forma mineral / Tipos de meteoritos
- Meteorito oficial JaH 719 - Como se encontró (con datos GPS) - MASA PRINCIPAL DEL METEORITO
- 326.2 g
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