header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 17 Oct 2021
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Ramlat as Sahmah 313
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 313
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 313
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 111.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6210 approved meteorites (plus 9 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 9 Jul 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:17 Feb 2009
Latitude:20°47.935'N
Longitude:55°28.322'E
Mass (g):111.3
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):16.6 (by X-ray diffraction, ±1 mol% Fa)
Classifier:F. Zurfluh, Bern; B. Hofmann, NMBE; E. Gnos, MHNGE
Type spec mass (g):111.3
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:U. Eggenberger, E. Gnos, E. Janots, F. Zurfluh
Comments:paired RaS 312, pairing based on identical type, weathering, physical appearance and nearby find location; submitted by B.A. Hofmann
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)
Bern: University of Bern, University of Bern, Hochschulstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 47' 56"N, 55° 28' 19"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)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):

Direct link to this page