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Sayh al Uhaymir 002
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 002
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 002
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.57 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5-6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  L5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5/6
Recommended:  L5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 175 approved meteorites classified as L5/6.   [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 37:
Date:8 Oct 1999
Latitude:20°58.31'N
Longitude:56°52.68'E
Mass (g):2569
Pieces:102
Class:L5-6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.7
Classifier:M. Ivanova, M. Nazarov, and S. Afanasiev (Vernad)
Institutions
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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° 58'N, 56° 53'E)
     Recommended::   (20° 58' 19"N, 56° 52' 41"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.8 km apart

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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