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Ramlat as Sahmah 331
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 331
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 331
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Oman
Mass:help 360 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7227 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Apr 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:27 Nov 2004
Latitude:20°05.49'N
Longitude:56°21.45'E
Mass (g):360
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.0
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):90.8
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Vernad
Comments:Submitted by C. A. Lorenz
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 5' 29"N, 56° 21' 27"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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