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Hajmah (a)
Basic information Name: Hajmah (a)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1958
Country: Oman
Mass:help 596 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 57  (1980)  Ureilite
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Ureilite
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 515 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
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Writeup from MB 57:
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DISCOVERY OF THE HAJMAH, OMAN, STONY METEORITE

Name: HAJMAH

Place of find: Hajmah area, Jiddat al Harasis, Oman.

19°55'N., 56015'E., approximately.

Date of find: Before 1958.

Class and type: Stone. Achondrite, ureilite.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 596 g

Circumstances of find: The stone was found during oil prospecting in the Hajmah area before 1958. The coordinates given are those of Haima oil bore, now called Hajmah.

Source: R. Hutchison, 1977. A crystalline ureilite from Omah. Meteoritics 12, 263 (abs.).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 57, Meteoritics 15, 93-104 (1980)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 55'N, 56° 15'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 55'N, 56° 15'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1747 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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