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Ramlat as Sahmah 322
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 322
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 322
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 264 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  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 21 Sep 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:18 Feb 2009
Latitude:20°55.142'N
Longitude:55°24.716'E
Mass (g):264.4
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):16.9±3.6 (1.3-25.9, n=66)
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.6 (6.6-20.1)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9 (0.3-3.2)
Classifier:F. Zurfluh IFGBE, B. Hofmann NMBE, E. Gnos MHNGE
Type spec mass (g):264.4
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:U. Eggenberger, E. Gnos, E. Janots, F. Zurfluh
Comments:Mean Fa16.9±3.6, range 1.3-25.9, n=66; CL colors red-yellow; max. Cr2O3 in olivine = 1.0 wt%.; submitted by B.A. Hofmann
Institutions
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NMBE: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
MHNGE: Muséum d’histoire naturelle, Route de Malagnou 1, CH-1211 Genève 6 , Switzerland (institutional address; updated 27 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 55' 9"N, 55° 24' 43"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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