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Ramlat as Sahmah 262
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 262
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 262
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Oman
Mass:help 425 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2817 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Jan 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 8
  Line 127:
Origin or pseudonym:Oman, desert plain
Date:21-Mar-06
Latitude:20°00.811'N
Longitude:56°24.418'E
Mass (g):425
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):27.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:E. Gnos, MHNGE and B. Hofmann, NMBE
Type spec mass (g):425
Type spec location:NMBE
Finder:M. Eggimann and E. Gnos, MHNGE
Institutions
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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)
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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° 0' 49"N, 56° 24' 25"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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