This meteorite is officially classified & approved
as Oyo LL4 chondrite meteorite
Classified by world renowned and profoundly respected Dr Anthony J. Irving and team at University of Washington.
FOUND IN JANUARY 2019
IN NORTH EAST OF THE TOWN OF OYO
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OFFICIAL CLASSIFICATION DATA SOURCE:
THE METEORITICAL SOCIETY
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR METEORITICS AND PLANETARY SCIENCE
LUNAR AND PLANETARY INSTITUTE
METEORITICAL BULLETIN DATABASE
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Year found: 2019
Mass:help 1975 g
Comments: Approved 5 Sep 2020
Writeup from MB 109:
Oyo 7.877°N, 3.963°E
Find: 2019 Jan
Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL4)
History: Three similar-appearing stones were found together 4.4 km NE of the town of Oyo, Nigeria at 7.877°N, 3.963°E and were purchased from the finder by Mbark Arjdal in January 2019.
Petrography: (A. Irving, UWS and P. Carpenter, WUSL) Closely packed, well-formed chondrules are set in a sparse matrix containing altered kamacite, taenite, chromite, troilite and merrillite.
Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa28.3±0.2, range Fa28.1-28.5, N = 6), low-Ca pyroxene (Fs23.4±0.5Wo1.6±0.3, range Fs23.0-24.3Wo1.4-2.0, N = 6), augite (Fs8.3±0.3Wo45.4±0.1, range Fs8.0-8.5Wo45.3-45.5, N = 3). Magnetic susceptibility log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 3.41.
Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL4).
Specimens: 54.2 g including one polished thin section at UWB; remainder with Mr. M.Arjdal.
Place of purchase: Nigeria
Date: 2019 Jan
Mass (g): 1975
Shock stage: S2
Weathering grade: W2
Fayalite (mol%): 28.3±0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%): 23.4±0.5
Wollastonite (mol%): 1.6±0.3
Magnetic suscept.: 3.41
Classifier: A. Irving, UWS, and P. Carpenter, WUSL
Type spec mass (g): 54.2
Type spec location: UWB
Main mass: M. Arjdal
Comments: Work name Arj ZM 337; submitted by A. Irving
and collections UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
WUSL: Washington Univ., One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Recommended:: (7° 52' 37"N, 3° 57' 47"E)
This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Oyo, Nigeria
This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites from Nigeria
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- Mineral principal / Nombre del meteorito
- OYO METEORITO EXTREMADAMENTE RARO
- Forma mineral / Tipos de meteoritos
- Meteorito de condrita
- 43.6 g
- Origen (región / ciudad)
- Origen (país)