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Sayh al Uhaymir 008
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 008
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 008
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Oman
Mass:help 8.58 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Martian (shergottite)
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  Martian (basaltic shergottite)
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Shergottite-basaltic (ol phyric)
Recommended:  Martian (shergottite)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 171 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Martian (shergottite).   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 84:
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 5
  Line 39:
Date:26 Nov 1999
Latitude:20°58.83'N
Longitude:57°19.14'E
Mass (g):8579
Pieces:2
Class:Martian
Classifier:J. Zipfel (MPI)
Institutions
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MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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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° 59'N, 57° 19'E)
     Recommended::   (20° 58' 50"N, 57° 19' 8"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1744 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman
     This is 1 of 3928 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 301 unapproved names)
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