header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 10 Apr 2021
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Ramlat as Sahmah 266
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 266
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 266
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Oman
Mass:help 5.13 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  Mesosiderite
Recommended:  Mesosiderite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 205 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite.   [show all]
Search for other: Mesosiderites, Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 9 Jan 2009
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 7
  Line 99:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta, Oman
Origin or pseudonym:Desert plain
Date:21-Mar-06
Latitude:20°00.482'N
Longitude:56°23.941'E
Mass (g):5130
Pieces:170
Class:Mesosiderite
Magnetic suscept.:4.56
Classifier:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann
Type spec mass (g):5130
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:M. Eggimann, E. Gnos
Comments:Paired with JaH 203
Institutions
   and collections
NMBE: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
METEORITICON      
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 0' 29"N, 56° 23' 56"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1753 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 75 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3983 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 374 unapproved names)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):

Direct link to this page