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Ramlat as Sahmah 523
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 523
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 523
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Oman
Mass:help 51.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L4-6
Recommended:  L4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L4-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 May 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:13 Feb 15
Latitude:20°29.573'
Longitude:55°34.877'
Mass (g):51.352
Pieces:1
Class:L4-6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.5 (by X-ray diffraction, ±1 mol% Fa)
Classifier:B. Hofmann, E. Gnos, R.Raselli, NMBE
Type spec mass (g):51.352
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:Martin Bucher, Thomas Burri, Urs Eggenberger, Edwin Gnos, Beda Hofmann, Åke Rosén
Comments:Field name 1502_0099; Chondrite breccia; submitted by Beda Hofmann
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NMBE: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
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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::   (20° 29' 34"N, 55° 34' 53"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1751 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 75 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3961 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 374 unapproved names)
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