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Ramlat as Sahmah 361
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 361
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 361
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Oman
Mass:help 230 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  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 1 May 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1804:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:2010 Jan 16
Latitude:20°28.883'N
Longitude:55°35.708'E
Mass (g):229.65
Pieces:2
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:F. Zurfluh (IFGBE), B. Hofmann (NMBE), and E. Gnos (MHNGE)
Type spec mass (g):229.65
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:U. Eggenberger, E. Gnos, N. Greber, F. Zurfluh
Comments:Submitted by Beda 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)
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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° 28' 53"N, 55° 35' 42"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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