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Sayh al Uhaymir 150
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 150
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 150
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 107.7 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  Martian (basaltic shergottite)
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  Shergottite-basaltic (ol phyric)
Recommended:  Martian (shergottite)    [explanation]

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Comments: Revised 15 Sep 2008: Corrected mistranscription of latitude from MB87 table
Writeup from MB 87:

Sayh al Uhaymir 150

Al Ghaba, Oman

Found 2002 October 8

Martian meteorite (basaltic shergottite)

A 107.7 g olive-brown colored stone of relatively angular shape with one small area of thin black-brown fusion crust was recovered on a Miocene fresh-water limestone gravel plateau about 43 km south of Al Ghaba by Rainer and Sven Bartoschewitz. Mineralogy and classification (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart, P. Appel and B. Mader, Kiel): porphyritic texture with olivine phenocrysts up to 2 mm (Fo67–64) set in a matrix consisting of feldspathic glass (An53– 66Or0.3–0.8) and pigeonite (En62–69Wo7–11) with minor Ca-poor pyroxene (En65–66Fs34–35). Shock melt veins and pockets are partly recrystallized. Shock stage, S5. Oxygen isotopic composition (R.N. Clayton, UChi): δ17O = +2.78‰, δ18O = +4.74‰, they fall in the SNC field. SaU 005, 008, 051, 060, and 094 were found in the same area and may be paired. Specimens: 17.7 g Muzeum Ziemi PAN, al. Na Skarpie 27, PL- Warszawa, 2.7 g Kiel, main mass Bart.

Data from:
  Table 4
  Line 325:
Date:10 Aug 2002
Mass (g):107.7
Shock stage:S5
Classifier:Bart and P. Appel, Kiel
Type spec mass (g):17.7
Type spec location:Vernad
Plots: O isotopes:  
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
UChi: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, United States (institutional address; updated 28 Feb 2011)
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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     This is 1 of 1756 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 75 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 4002 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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