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Ramlat as Sahmah 464
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 464
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 464
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Oman
Mass:help 683 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  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 4 Mar 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:16 Jan 2012
Latitude:20°28.890'N
Longitude:56°19.180'E
Mass (g):683.208
Pieces:55
Class:H3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):14.8-19.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):6.7-17.9
Wollastonite (mol%):0.2-3.1
Classifier:B. Hofmann, E. Gnos, E. Greber
Type spec mass (g):683.208
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:Edwin Gnos, Beda Hofmann, Elise Wimmer, Karl Wimmer, Florian Zurfluh
Comments: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° 28' 53"N, 56° 19' 11"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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