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Ramlat as Sahmah 227
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 227
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 227
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1226 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1929 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 5
  Line 195:
Date:2003 Jan 20
Latitude:20°33.651'N
Longitude:56°04.941'E
Mass (g):1226.2
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.8
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8
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):1226.2
Type spec location:Bern
Finder:A. Al-Kathiri, M. Eggimann, B. Hofmann, Krähenbühl
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° 33' 39"N, 56° 4' 56"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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