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Sayh al Uhaymir 532
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 532
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 532
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Oman
Mass:help 99.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11582 approved meteorites (plus 10 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 1 May 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1878:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:2010 Jan 20
Latitude:20°8.071'N
Longitude:56°35.386'E
Mass (g):99.668
Pieces:9
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:F. Zurfluh (IFGBE), B. Hofmann (NMBE), and E. Gnos (MHNGE)
Type spec mass (g):99.668
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder: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° 8' 4"N, 56° 35' 23"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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