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Sayh al Uhaymir 056
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 056
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 056
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 278 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11582 approved meteorites (plus 10 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 1
  Line 250:
Date:23 Apr 2000
Latitude:20°31.8'N
Longitude:56°40.3'E
Mass (g):278
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4
Classifier:M. Ivanova, M. Nazarov and S. Afanasiev (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):30
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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. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (20° 32'N, 56° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (20° 31' 48"N, 56° 40' 18"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.6 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1755 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 75 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3999 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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