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Rammya
Basic information Name: Rammya
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1996
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 2.48 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10264 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 84:

Rammya

Morocco

Found 1996, summer

Ordinary chondrite (H5)

More than 150 fragments that probably came from a single weathered mass, with a total weight of 2481 g, were found together ~ 40 km southeast of Erfoud.  Classification and mineralogy (G. Kurat, NHMV):  olivine, Fa18.0; pyroxene, Fs15.9Wo1.1; kamacite contains 0.5 wt% Co; a complex, veined breccia.  Specimens:  type specimen, 18.05 g, NHMV; main mass, Mr. Vincent Jacques, Chaumont-Gistoux, Belgium

Institutions
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NHMV: Naturhistorisches Museum, Burgring 7, 1010 Wien, Austria, Austria; Website (institutional address; updated 18 Jan 2019)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Matteo Chinellato   
Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (31° 10'N, 3° 55'W)
     Recommended::   (31° 10'N, 3° 55'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites from Meknès-Tafilalet, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1617 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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