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Ramlat Fasad 032
Basic information Name: Ramlat Fasad 032
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RF 032
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Oman
Mass:help 6.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12189 approved meteorites (plus 7 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 May 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:04 Feb 15
Latitude:18°40.425'
Longitude:53°09.963'
Mass (g):6.826
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.1 (by X-ray diffraction, ±1 mol% Fa)
Classifier:B. Hofmann, E. Gnos, R.Raselli, NMBE
Type spec mass (g):6.826
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:Saif Al-Hamemi, Martin Bucher, Thomas Burri, Urs Eggenberger, Edwin Gnos, Beda Hofmann, Åke Rosén
Comments:Field name 1502_0025; 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::   (18° 40' 26"N, 53° 9' 58"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2168 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 22 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 4002 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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