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Sayh al Uhaymir 453
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 453
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 453
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Oman
Mass:help 299 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1709 approved meteorites (plus 24 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [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 143:
Origin or pseudonym:Oman, desert plain
Date:18-Mar-06
Latitude:20°28.757'N
Longitude:56°49.739'E
Mass (g):298.9
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):26.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:E. Gnos, MHNGE and B. Hofmann, NMBE
Type spec mass (g):298.9
Type spec location:NMBE
Finder:M. Eggimann and E. Gnos, MHNGE
Comments:Br
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° 28' 45"N, 56° 49' 44"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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