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Ramlat as Sahmah 441
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 441
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 441
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: Oman
Mass:help 740 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 620 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 2 Jan 2014
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:Jan 2013
Latitude:20°27'54.7"N
Longitude:55°30'48.1"E
Mass (g):740
Pieces:several
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.6±1.9 (11.3-19.6, n=13)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8±3.5 (6.6-17.1, n=15)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):29.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:The meteorite contains small, sharply defined chondrules with a mean diameter about 0.4 mm; FeNi metal is abundant.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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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° 27' 55"N, 55° 30' 48"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1751 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3960 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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