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Sayh al Uhaymir 066
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 066
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 066
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 4.67 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  LL5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3096 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 179:
Date:30 Apr 2000
Latitude:20°31.9'N
Longitude:56°40.6'E
Mass (g):4670
Pieces:6
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):30.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):26.5
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1
Classifier:S. Afanasiev (Vernad) and A. Ulianov (MSUR)
Type spec mass (g):560
Type spec location:similar sized specimens also at MSUR
Institutions
   and collections
MSUR: Department of Geology, Moscow State University, Vorobjovy Gory, Moscow, 119899, Russia (institutional address; updated 1 Mar 2011)
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° 32'N, 56° 41'E)
     Recommended::   (20° 31' 54"N, 56° 40' 36"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1746 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman
     This is 1 of 3936 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 300 unapproved names)
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