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Sayh al Uhaymir 060
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 060
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 060
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 42.3 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  Martian (shergottite)
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  Martian (basaltic shergottite)
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Shergottite-basaltic (ol phyric)
Recommended:  Martian (shergottite)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 195 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Martian (shergottite).   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 86:

Sayh al Uhaymir 060

Oman

Found 2001 June 27

Martian meteorite (basaltic shergottite)

A small 42.28 g partially crusted grey-greenish stone was found near to the area of previous finds of Sayh al Uhaymir 005/008/051/094. All five meteorites seem to be paired. Mineralogy and classification (S. Afanasiev, Vernad): has a porphyritic texture with large olivine phenocrysts (Fo63.1–70.8) set in a groundmass consisting of maskelynite (An61.4–68.3 Or0.5–1.6) and pigeonite (En60–69.6 Wo7.1–8.6), augite (En47 Wo35) is rare; shock stage, S5; slight weathering. Analyzed by Dr. N. N. Kononkova (Vernad). Specimens: type specimen, 9.5 g, Vernad; main mass with anonymous finder.

Data from:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 173:
Date:27 Jun 2001
Latitude:20°58.8'N
Longitude:57°19.1'E
Mass (g):42.28
Pieces:1
Class:Martian
Shock stage:S5
Classifier:S. V. Afanasiev and N. Kononkova (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):9.5
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:unknown
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (20° 59'N, 57° 19'E)
     Recommended::   (20° 58' 48"N, 57° 19' 6"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 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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