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Ramlat as Sahmah 114
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 114
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 114
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Oman
Mass:help 142.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10308 approved meteorites (plus 45 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Jan 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 8
  Line 123:
Origin or pseudonym:Oman, desert plain
Date:20-Jan-2003
Latitude:20°34.109'N
Longitude:56°06.130'E
Mass (g):142.4
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S1/2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.9
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):142.4
Type spec location:NMBE
Finder:B. Hofmann, NMBE, A. Al-Kathiri, UBE/MCI, U. Krähenbühl, and M. Eggimann
Comments:Wo1.4; cpx; An12.3
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° 34' 7"N, 56° 6' 8"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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