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Ramlat al Wahibah 027
Basic information Name: Ramlat al Wahibah 027
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaW 027
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1174 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10064 approved meteorites (plus 18 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)
Comments: Approved 14 Jan 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 8
  Line 106:
Origin or pseudonym:Oman, desert plain
Date:10-Mar-2006
Latitude:21°15.603'N
Longitude:58°23.491'E
Mass (g):1174.4
Pieces:102
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2-3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):19.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:E. Gnos, MHNGE and B. Hofmann, NMBE.
Type spec mass (g):1174.4
Type spec location:NMBE
Finder:M. Eggimann, UBE; E. Gnos, B. Hofmann, A. Al-Kathiri, UBE/MCI
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)
UBE: University of Bern, University of Bern, Hochschulstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (21° 15' 36"N, 58° 23' 29"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 46 approved meteorites from Ash Sharqiyah, Oman
     This is 1 of 3960 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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