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Ramlat as Sahmah 006
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 006
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 006
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Oman
Mass:help 18 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10851 approved meteorites (plus 19 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 352:
Date:8 Jan 2003
Latitude:20°3.255'N
Longitude:56°18.528'E
Mass (g):17.946
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB; analyst: E. Gnos and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB
Type spec location:NMB
Finder: E. Gnos, B. Hofmann and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB
Comments:cpx
Institutions
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NMB: 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 Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 3' 15"N, 56° 18' 32"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1756 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 75 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 4002 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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Synonymshelp: Ramadah al Sahmah 006 (Added by JNG)

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