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Ramlat as Sahmah 264
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 264
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 264
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1989
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1074 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11584 approved meteorites (plus 6 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 9 Jan 2009
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 7
  Line 97:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta, Oman
Origin or pseudonym:Sahmah oil facility
Date:Dec-89
Latitude:20°42'33.23"N
Longitude:55°25'43.52"E
Mass (g):1074
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:High
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):25.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):22
Classifier:Smith and S. Russell, NHM
Type spec mass (g):23.16
Type spec location:NHM
Main mass:S. Hauxwell
Institutions
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NHM: Department of Mineralogy, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom; Website (institutional address; updated 9 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 42' 33"N, 55° 25' 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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