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Sayh al Uhaymir 089
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 089
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 089
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.62 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L/LL3.6/3.7
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L/LL3.6/3.7
Recommended:  L/LL3.6/3.7    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as L/LL3.6/3.7.
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 3), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Revised 2 May 2007: Corrected typo in recommended class
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Writeup from MB 87:

Sayh al Uhaymir 089

Oman

Found 2001 January 17

Ordinary chondrite (L/LL3.6/3.7)

One complete stone of 2618 g was found on the surface of the desert. Classification (S. Afanasiev, Vernad): chondrules are well defined (up to 7 mm in diameter), fine-grained, of different types: porphyritic olivine-pyroxene and olivine, radial pyroxene, barred olivine, granular and cryptocrystalline. Shock stage S2; weathering grade W2. The composition of olivine is Fa25.0; the pyroxene composition is Fs6.25–23.4 (n = 20); PMD of Ni content in kamacite is 5.58 (n = 30), and TL sensitivity measurements are in the range of 0.46–1.0 (A. I. Ivliev, Vernad). Microprobe analyses were done by N. Kononkova, Vernad. Bulk iron content is Fe0 = 4.2 wt%. Specimens: type specimen, 350 g, and a thin section, Vernad; main mass with anonymous finder.

Data from:
  MB87
  Table 4
  Line 291:
Date:17 Jan 2001
Latitude:20°52.9'N
Longitude:57912.0'E
Mass (g):2618
Pieces:1
Class:L/LL3.6/3.7
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.6 (6.3-23.4)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.3-4.5
Classifier:S. Afanasiev, Vernad, analyzed by N. Kononkova, Vernad. TL measurements, A. I. Ivliev, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):315
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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. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 52' 54"N, 57° 12' 0"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1747 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3943 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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