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Ramlat Fasad 055
Basic information Name: Ramlat Fasad 055
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RF 055
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Oman
Mass:help 57.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2817 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 May 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Ramlat Fasad 055        18°35.301’, 53°03.392’

Zufar, Oman

Find: 07 Feb 15

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

Geochemistry: Oxygen isotopes: (R. Greenwood, OU) δ18O=5.87, δ17O=4.31, Δ17O= 1.26 (all permil).

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:07 Feb 15
Latitude:18°35.301'
Longitude:53°03.392'
Mass (g):57.883
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):31.8 (by X-ray diffraction, ±1 mol% Fa)
Classifier:B. Hofmann, E. Gnos, R.Raselli, NMBE
Type spec mass (g):57.883
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:Martin Bucher, Thomas Burri, Urs Eggenberger, Edwin Gnos, Beda Hofmann, Åke Rosén
Comments:Field name 1502_0060; submitted by Beda Hofmann
Plots: O isotopes:  
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NMBE: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 35' 18"N, 53° 3' 24"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2166 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 22 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3999 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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