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Sayh al Uhaymir 579
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 579
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 579
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Oman
Mass:help 97.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6303 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 23 Jan 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al wusta
Origin or pseudonym:sand/carbonate desert
Date:Jan 2011
Latitude:20°15.1983'N
Longitude:57°0.855'E
Mass (g):97.3
Pieces:2
Class:H6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.7±0.3 (N=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.9±0.3 (N=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.1 (N=10)
Classifier:C. Herd, UAb, S. Nasir, SQU, and T. Theye, UStutt (Institut für Mineralogie und Kristallchemie, Universität Stuttgart Azenbergstr. 18, D-70174 Stuttgart, Germany)
Type spec mass (g):23.0
Type spec location:UAb
Main mass:SQU
Comments:Field number O-2; submitted by C. Herd
Institutions
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UAb: 1-26 Earth Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E3, Canada, Canada; Website (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
SQU: Sultan Qaboos University, College of Science, Earth Sciences Department, P.O. Box 36 Code 123 Al­Khoud, Oman (institutional address; updated 5 Oct 2014)
UStutt: Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Mineralogie und Kristallchemie, Azenbergstraße 18, D-70174 Stuttgart , Germany (institutional address; updated 3 Aug 2014)
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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° 15' 12"N, 57° 0' 51"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1755 approved meteorites from Al wusta, Oman (plus 75 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3999 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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