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Ramlat as Sahmah 387
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 387
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 387
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Oman
Mass:help 49.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6033 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 May 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1823:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:2010 Jan 31
Latitude:20°0.958'N
Longitude:55°36.907'E
Mass (g):49.648
Pieces:14
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):17.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.3
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7
Classifier:F. Zurfluh (IFGBE), B. Hofmann (NMBE), and E. Gnos (MHNGE)
Type spec mass (g):49.648
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:A. Bretscher, B. Hofmann, C. Opitz, R. Trappitsch, 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° 0' 57"N, 55° 36' 54"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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