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Sayh al Uhaymir 565
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 565
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 565
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1953 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  LL3
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 313 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 17 Nov 2014
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Writeup from MB 103:

Sayh al Uhaymir 565 (SaU 565)        20.552°N, 56.692°E

Al Wusta, Oman

Found: 2011 Mar

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

History: Found by an anonymous prospector in March 2011.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Fairly large chondrules (0.5-1.9 mm) in a stained matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa6.1-45.3), orthopyroxene (Fs10.8Wo2.5; Fs19.9Wo0.6), clinopyroxene (Fs6.5-6.6Wo46.9-46.3). Oxygen isotopes (K. Ziegler, UNM) Analyses of acid-washed subsamples by laser fluorination gave, respectively δ17O 3.770, 3.671; δ18O 4.950, 4.941; Δ17O 1.156, 1.062 per mil.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3).

Specimens: Type specimen plus one polished thin section at PSF; main mass with anonymous collector.

Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:2011 Mar
Latitude:20.552°N
Longitude:56.692°E
Mass (g):1953
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):6.1-45.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):10.8-19.9
Wollastonite (mol%):2.5-0.6
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):32.91
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:Anonymous
Comments:104; submitted by P. Sipiera
Plots: O isotopes:  
Institutions
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PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
UNM: Institute of Meteoritics MSC03 2050 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131-1126 USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Feb 2015)
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. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 33' 7"N, 56° 41' 31"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1746 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3942 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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