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Sayh al Uhaymir 560
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 560
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 560
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.78 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6416 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 May 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Sayh al Uhaymir 560 (SaU 560)        20°59.03’N, 57°19.11’E

Al Wusta, Oman

Purchased: 2006

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6)

History: Found in Oman in 2006.

Physical characteristics: Single stone, rough, dark weathered exterior, polished saw cuts reveal many small chondrules set in a brown groundmass.

Petrography: (C. Agee, UNM) Microprobe examination of a polished mount shows numerous densely packed PO, POP chondrules, abundant oxidized Fe-metal in matrix.

Geochemistry: (C. Agee and L. Burkemper, UNM) Olivine Fa18.8±0.2, Fe/Mn=38±2, n=23; low-Ca pyroxene Fs16.6±0.2Wo1.2±0.2, Fe/Mn=22±1, n=16.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6), weathering grade W3.

Specimens: 39.2 g including a probe mount on deposit at UNM, Reed holds the main mass.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:P 2006
Latitude:20°59.03'N
Longitude:57°19.11'E
Mass (g):2776
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.8±0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6±0.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.2
Classifier:C. Agee, UNM
Type spec mass (g):39.2
Type spec location:UNM
Main mass:Reed
Comments:Submitted by C. Agee
Institutions
   and collections
UNM: Institute of Meteoritics MSC03 2050 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131-1126 USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Feb 2015)
Reed: Blaine Reed, P.O. Box 1141, Delta, CO 81416, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 59' 2"N, 57° 19' 7"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1756 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 75 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 4002 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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