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Ramlat as Sahmah 426
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 426
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 426
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: Oman
Mass:help 92 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5692 approved meteorites (plus 2 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 5 Dec 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:KG011
Date:Feb/Mar 2011
Latitude:20°06'47"N
Longitude:56°23'51"E
Mass (g):92
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):18.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:S. Kuehner, UWS, and T. Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):18.6
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:finder
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Found during a systematic search; submitted by P. Sipiera
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 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::   (20° 6' 47"N, 56° 23' 51"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1748 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman
     This is 1 of 3943 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 300 unapproved names)
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