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Ramlat as Sahmah 229
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 229
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 229
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Oman
Mass:help 78.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6345 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 5
  Line 197:
Date:2003 Jan 20
Latitude:20°35.858'N
Longitude:55°52.092'E
Mass (g):78.5
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2-3
Fayalite (mol%):18.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:A. Al-Kathiri, E. Gnos, Institute of Geological Sciences, Bern; B. Hofmann, Natural History Museum Bern, Analyst E. Gnos, Bern
Type spec mass (g):78.5
Type spec location:Bern
Finder:A. Al-Kathiri, M. Eggimann, B. Hofmann, Krähenbühl
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Bern: University of Bern, University of Bern, Hochschulstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 35' 51"N, 55° 52' 6"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1756 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 75 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 4002 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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