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Sayh al Uhaymir 246
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 246
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 246
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 614 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  H3/4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H3/4
Recommended:  H3/4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 36 approved meteorites classified as H3/4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 431:
Date:16 Dec 2002
Latitude:20°34.761'N
Longitude:57°11.088'E
Mass (g):614.429
Pieces:1
Class:H3/4
Shock stage:S1/2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.2-23.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.2-19.8
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6-1.4
Classifier:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB; analyst: E. Gnos and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB
Type spec location:NHB
Finder:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB
Comments:cpx
Institutions
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NHB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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° 34' 46"N, 57° 11' 5"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1747 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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