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Sayh al Uhaymir 528
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 528
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 528
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 275 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  H-melt rock
Recommended:  H-melt rock    [explanation]

This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites classified as H-melt rock.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 13 Dec 2014
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Writeup from MB 103:

Sayh al Uhaymir 528 (SaU 528)        20°31.376’N, 56°31.260’E

Al Wusta, Oman

Found: 2009 Sep 30

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H, melt rock)

History: Numerous small individuals lacking any fusion crust were found during a field trip to the Arabian desert, Oman.

Petrography: Most regions of the meteorite appear to be molten and recrystallized and contain small FeNi metal and sulfide droplets; only few unmelted chondrule fragments are present. Degree of shock in chondrule fragments is S4.

Geochemistry: Mineral composition in chondrule fragments: olivine Fa16 (N=16), low-Ca pyroxene: Fs14.4Wo1.2 (N=12)

Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:2009 Sep 30
Latitude:20°31.376'N
Longitude:56°31.260'E
Mass (g):275
Pieces:many
Class:H-melt rock
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):16
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Tomasz Jakubowski
Finder:Tomasz Jakubowski
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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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. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 31' 23"N, 56° 31' 16"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1747 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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