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Shalim 015
Basic information Name: Shalim 015
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Oman
Mass:help 184 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11338 approved meteorites (plus 6 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 28 Sep 2012
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Writeup from MB 101:

Shalim 015        18.974°N, 55.089°E

Zufar, Oman

Found: 2011 Mar

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

Petrography: Found by a prospector in Oman on March 2012. The meteorite is fairly heavily weathered with most primary metal converted to iron hydroxides; terrestrial gypsum and barite are also present in small amounts. Largely recrystallized with rare chondrules. Olivine (Fa25.6-26.2), orthopyroxene (Fs20.7-21.2Wo1.7-1.3). Ordinary chondrite (L6).

Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:2011 Mar
Latitude:18.974°N
Longitude:55.089°E
Mass (g):184
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.6-26.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7-21.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7-1.3
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):26.7
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:Anonymous
Comments:KG108; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 58' 26"N, 55° 5' 20"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2131 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3960 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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