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Sayh al Uhaymir 221
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 221
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 221
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1945 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8311 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 406:
Date:25 Sep 2002
Latitude:20°29.360'N
Longitude:57°24.038'E
Mass (g):1945.348
Pieces:9
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB; analyst: E. Gnos and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB
Type spec location:NMB
Finder:M. Hauser and L. Moser
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° 29' 22"N, 57° 24' 2"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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