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Al Huwaysah 005
Basic information Name: Al Huwaysah 005
     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 1228 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L(LL)3.5-3.7
Recommended:  L(LL)3.5-3.7    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as L(LL)3.5-3.7.
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 11 Jul 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Az Zahirah
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:2010 Jan 1
Latitude:22°44.005'N
Longitude:55°19.873'E
Mass (g):1228.1
Pieces:27
Class:L(LL)3.5-3.7
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.4±8.1 (3.3-38.5, n=38)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9
Classifier:F. Zurfluh, Bern; B. Hofmann, NMBE; and E. Gnos, MHNGE
Type spec mass (g):1228.1
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:U. Eggenberger, E. Gnos, N. Greber, F. Zurfluh
Comments:CL color yellow/red to blue; max. Cr2O3 in ol =1.4 wt%; brecciated; 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)
Bern: University of Bern, University of Bern, Hochschulstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 44' 0"N, 55° 19' 52"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites from Az Zahirah, Oman
     This is 1 of 3947 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 366 unapproved names)
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