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Sayh al Uhaymir 120
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 120
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 120
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 75 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  Martian (basaltic shergottite)
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Shergottite-basaltic (ol phyric)
Recommended:  Martian (shergottite)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 186 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Martian (shergottite).   [show all]
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Writeup from MB 87:

Sayh al Uhaymir 120

Oman

Found 2002 November 17

Martian meteorite (basaltic shergottite)

A stone of 75 g was found in the area of previous shergottite finds. This stone has a well-preserved black fusion crust. It is a grey-greenish stone with porphyritic texture; large olivine phenocrysts are embedded in a groundmass consisting of maskelynite and pigeonite. SaU 120 is paired with SaU 005/ 008/051/060/090/094. Classification (S. Afanasiev, Vernad). Specimens: type specimen, 15.8 g, Vernad; main mass with anonymous finder.

Data from:
  MB87
  Table 4
  Line 307:
Date:17 Nov 2002
Latitude:21°00.2'N
Longitude:57°19.3'E
Mass (g):75
Pieces:1
Class:Martian
Classifier:S. Afanasiev, Vernad, analyzed by A. Ulianov, MwSU
Type spec mass (g):15.8
Type spec location:additional MwSU
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
MwSU: Department of Geology, Moscow State University, Vorobjovy Gory, Moscow, 119899, Russia (institutional address; updated 1 Mar 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Oman
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     Recommended::   (21° 0' 12"N, 57° 19' 18"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1748 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman
     This is 1 of 3943 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 300 unapproved names)
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