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Kaidun meteorite, Hadramawt Governorate, Yemen

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 15° 0' 0'' North , 48° 17' 59'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 15.00000,48.30000
Other regions containing this locality:Arabian Peninsula
Non-native locality type:Meteorite
Meteorite Class:CR2 chondrite meteorite
Meteoritical Society Class: CR2
Metbull:View entry in Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Fell December 3, 1980.

Unusually varied composition makes its origin uncertain, but possibly from the martian moon Phobos.



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Zolensky, M.E., A.VC. Ivanov, S.V.Yang, D.W. Mittlefehldt and K.Ohsumi (1996): The Kaidun meteorite: Mineralogy of an unusual CM lithology: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 31, 484-493.
Ivanov, A.V., M.E.Zolensky, and S.V. Yang (2000): The Kaidun meteorite: Evidence for aqueous alteration and precipitation. 63rd Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting, 5168.
Zolensky, M. and A. Ivanov (2001): Kaidun: A smorgasbord of new asteroid samples. 64th Annual Meteorical Society Meeting, 5061.
Ivanov, A.V. and M. Zolensky (2003): The Kaidun meteorite: Where did it come from?: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 34, 1236.
Ivanov, A.V., N.N.Kononkova, S.V.Yang, M.E.Zolensky (2003): The Kaidun meteorite: Clasts of alkaline-rich fractionated materials: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 38, 725-737.
Zolensky, M. & A.Ivanov(2003): The Kaidun microbreccia meteorite: A harvest from the inner and outer asteroid belt. Chemie de Erde 63,185-246.
Kurat, G., E. Zinner, F. Brandstatter, and A.V. Ivanov (2004): Enstatite aggregates with niningerite, heideite, and oldhamite from the Kaidun carbonaceous chondrite: Relatives of aubrites and EH chondrites? Meteoritics & Planetary Science 39,53-60.
Hogan, J. (2004) "Weird" meteorite from Mars moon. New Scientist, April 24, 2004, p 17.
Ivanov, A.V. (2004) Is the Kaidun meteorite a sample from Phobos? Solar System Research, 38, 97-107.
Migdisova, L.F., A.V.Ivanov, F. Brandstaetter, G. Kurat, and N.N. Kononkova (2007): The Kaidun meteorite: Mineralogy of a Ca-rich rock fragment. Lunar and Planetary Science 38, 1469.
Zolensky, M., K.Ohsumi, T. Mikouchi, K. Hagiya, L. Le (2008): Crystallinity of Fe-Ni sulfides in carbonaceous chondrites. Lunary and Planetary Science Conference 39, 1676.

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