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Sayh al Uhaymir 001
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 450 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4-5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  L4/5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5978 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 5
  Line 36:
Date:16 Mar 2000
Latitude:20°31.0'N
Longitude:56°40.0'E
Mass (g):408 kg
Pieces:1000's
Class:L4/5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.4
Classifier:M. Ivanova, M. Nazarov, and S. Afanasiev (Vernad)
Institutions
   and collections
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (20° 31'N, 56° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (20° 31'N, 56° 40'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1732 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman
     This is 1 of 3914 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 300 unapproved names)
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