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Sayh al Uhaymir 270
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 270
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 270
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Oman
Mass:help 43.51 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H4-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H4-6
Recommended:  H4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 98 approved meteorites classified as H4-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 455:
Date:12 Jan 2003
Latitude:20°43.751'N
Longitude:57°11.34'E
Mass (g):43508.19
Pieces:55
Class:H4-6
Shock stage:S1/2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):19.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB; analyst: E. Gnos and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB
Type spec location:NHB
Finder:A. AL-Kathiri, B. Hofmann, M. Eggiman, U. Krähenbühl
Comments:cpx; paired with SaU 269
Institutions
   and collections
NHB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
NMB: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 43' 45"N, 57° 11' 20"E)

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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