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Ramlat as Sahmah 113
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 113
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 113
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1499 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11582 approved meteorites (plus 10 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Jan 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 8
  Line 122:
Origin or pseudonym:Oman, desert plain
Date:19-Jan-2003
Latitude:20°27.926'N
Longitude:55°51.747'E
Mass (g):1499
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.3
Magnetic suscept.:1.4
Classifier:E. Gnos, MHNGE, B. Hofmann, NMBE and A. Al-Kathiri, UBE/MCI; analysts E. Gnos, MHNGE and A. Al-Kathiri UBE/MCI
Type spec mass (g):1499
Type spec location:NMBE
Finder:B. Hofmann, NMBE, A. Al-Kathiri, UBE/MCI, U. Krähenbühl, and M. Eggimann
Comments:Wo1.4
Institutions
   and collections
NMBE: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
MHNGE: Muséum d’histoire naturelle, Route de Malagnou 1, CH-1211 Genève 6 , Switzerland (institutional address; updated 27 Oct 2011)
UBE: University of Bern, University of Bern, Hochschulstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 27' 56"N, 55° 51' 45"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1755 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 75 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3999 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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