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Ramlat as Sahmah 215
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 215
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 215
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Oman
Mass:help 15.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  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)
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 5
  Line 184:
Date:2003 Jan 16
Latitude:20°33.767'N
Longitude:55°53.339'E
Mass (g):15.3
Pieces:1
Class:H3/4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):7.0-31.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.9-24.1
Wollastonite (mol%):0.4-1.4
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):15.3
Type spec location:Bern
Finder:A. Al-Kathiri, M. Eggimann, B. Hofmann, Krähenbühl
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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' 46"N, 55° 53' 20"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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