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Ramlat as Sahmah 329
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 329
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 329
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 80.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 663 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 30 May 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1781:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:2009
Latitude:20°00'4.50"N
Longitude:56°21'57.10"E
Mass (g):80.45
Pieces:many
Class:H3
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):18.0 (12.6-19.8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.7 (11.0-19.8)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):16.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous finder
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 0' 5"N, 56° 21' 57"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1756 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 75 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 4002 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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