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Sayh al Uhaymir 537
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 537
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 537
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Oman
Mass:help 32.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Eucrite-pmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-pmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 349 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-pmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 30 May 2012
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Writeup from MB 100:

Sayh al Uhaymir 537 (SaU 537)        20°23’44.2"N, 56°38’9.2"E

Al Wusta, Oman

Found: 19 Mar 2011

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, polymict)

Petrography: Fresh, coarse-grained rock composed of up to mm-sized lithic and mineral fragments in a fine-grained clastic matrix. Fragments include basaltic lithologies, exsolved Ca-rich pyroxene, and plagioclase. Opaques are troilite and chromite; silica polymorphs are rare. Low-Ca pyroxene Fs35.2 (30.7-37.1) Wo2.4 (1.7-5.8), Fe/Mn=29; high-Ca-pyroxene Fs14.3Wo44.1 (Fs12.5-16.0Wo43.2-45.2), Fe/Mn=24; plagioclase An92.0 (90.5-92.7).

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1883:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:19 Mar 2011
Latitude:20°23'44.2"N
Longitude:56°38'9.2"E
Mass (g):32.4
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite-pmict
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):35.2, 14.3
Wollastonite (mol%):2.4, 44.1
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):6.5
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous finder
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 23' 44"N, 56° 38' 9"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1751 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 75 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3961 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 374 unapproved names)
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