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Ramlat as Sahmah 282
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 282
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 282
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 132 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  H3-5
Recommended:  H3-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites classified as H3-5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 21 Sep 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:16 Jan 2009
Latitude:20°34.684'N
Longitude:56°23.693'E
Mass (g):132.0
Pieces:1
Class:H3-5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.2±3.5 (7.9-22.5, n=21)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.0
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9
Classifier:F. Zurfluh IFGBE, B. Hofmann NMBE, E. Gnos MHNGE
Type spec mass (g):132.0
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:N. Dalcher, N. Greber, B. Hofmann, S. Lorenzetti, F. Zurfluh
Comments:CL colors red-yellow; max. Cr2O3 in olivine = 0.4 wt%; breccia; paired RaS 281; submitted by B.A. Hofmann
Institutions
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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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 34' 41"N, 56° 23' 42"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1751 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3960 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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