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Al Huwaysah 003
Basic information Name: Al Huwaysah 003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Oman
Mass:help 273 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L4-6
Recommended:  L4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L4-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 May 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 13:
State/Prov/County:Az Zahirah
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:2010 Jan 1
Latitude:22°44.917'N
Longitude:55°22.394'E
Mass (g):273.05
Pieces:1
Class:L4-6
Shock stage:S2-4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9
Classifier:F. Zurfluh (IFGBE), B. Hofmann (NMBE), and E. Gnos (MHNGE)
Type spec mass (g):273.05
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:U. Eggenberger, E. Gnos, N. Greber, F. Zurfluh
Comments:breccia; submitted by Beda Hofmann
Institutions
   and collections
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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 44' 55"N, 55° 22' 24"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites from Az Zahirah, Oman
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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