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Sayh al Uhaymir 278
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 278
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 278
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 27.86 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7157 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 463:
Date:11 Nov 2002
Latitude:21°15.703'N
Longitude:57°10.732'E
Mass (g):27860.8
Pieces:158
Class:L5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB; analyst: E. Gnos and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB
Type spec location:NMB
Finder:M. Hauser and L. Moser
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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::   (21° 15' 42"N, 57° 10' 44"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 11 approved meteorites from Ad Dakhiliyah, Oman
     This is 1 of 3983 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 374 unapproved names)
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