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Sayh al Uhaymir 563
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 563
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 563
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1520 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 515 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 12 Sep 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Sayh al Uhaymir 563 (SaU 563)        20°1’32.8"N, 56°39’41.9"E

Al Wusta, Oman

Found: 2009 Oct

Classification: Ureilite

Physical characteristics: A single dark oriented stone.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Consists mostly of millimeter-sized euhedral olivine and pyroxene. Coarse-grained equigranular texture with triple junctions. Olivine shows reduced margins. Metal weathering products are present along grain boundaries. Metal is present as micrometer-sized blebs in the silicates close to grain boundaries. Carbon (graphite or diamond) is present in elongate clusters up to 500 µm.

Geochemistry: Olivine cores Fa15.4±2.0, FeO/MnO=29.8. Olivine CaO 0.36 wt.%, Cr2O3=0.99 wt.%. Pigeonite Fs13.2±0.1 Wo7.5±0.3.

Classification: Ureilite. Strong weathering.

Specimens: 26.4 g and a polished section at CEREGE. Main mass with Kuntz.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:deflation surface
Date:2009 Oct
Latitude:20°1'32.8"N
Longitude:56°39'41.9"E
Mass (g):1520
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Weathering grade:high
Fayalite (mol%):15.4±2.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.2±0.1
Wollastonite (mol%):7.5±0.3
Magnetic suscept.:4.10
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):26.4
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:anonymous
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by J. Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; 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° 1' 33"N, 56° 39' 42"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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