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Ramlat as Sahmah 249
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 249
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 249
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Oman
Mass:help 167.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  R5
Recommended:  R5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 34 approved meteorites classified as R5.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 5
  Line 216:
Date:2005 Feb 22
Latitude:20°00.142'N
Longitude:56°23.084'E
Mass (g):167.7
Pieces:1
Class:R5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):38.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):-
Classifier:A. Al-Kathiri, E. Gnos, Institute of Geological Sciences, Bern; B. Hofmann, Natural History Museum Bern, Analyst E. Gnos, Bern
Type spec mass (g):167.7
Type spec location:Bern
Finder:J. Bühler, M. Eggimann, E. Gnos, R. Wieler
Comments:Paired with RaS 201
Institutions
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Bern: University of Bern, University of Bern, Hochschulstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 0' 9"N, 56° 23' 5"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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