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Sayh al Uhaymir 566
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 566
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 566
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1725 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 504 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 10 Dec 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Sayh al Uhaymir 566 (SaU 566)        20.175°N, 56.511°E

Al Wusta, Oman

Found: 2011 Feb

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: Found by an anonymous prospector in February 2013.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) PO chondrules (0.7-1.8 mm, some rimmed) and sparse very fine grained CAI in deep brown, altered matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa0.4-11.2), orthopyroxene (Fs1.4-35.0Wo0.8-3.1), subcalcic augite (Fs15.1Wo32.0), augite (Fs2.6Wo41.6).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3).

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

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:2011 Feb
Latitude:20.175°N
Longitude:56.511°E
Mass (g):1725
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):0.4-11.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.4-35.0
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8-3.1
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):27.58
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:Anonymous
Comments:3; submitted by P. Sipiera
Institutions
   and collections
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. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 10' 30"N, 56° 30' 40"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1747 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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