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Shalim 021
Basic information Name: Shalim 021
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Oman
Mass:help 104.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  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 12 Aug 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Origin or pseudonym:Desert plain
Date:2011 Feb 01
Latitude:18°53.159'N
Longitude:55°36.006'E
Mass (g):104.5
Pieces:2
Class:H3-5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):12.1±6.5 (0.4-19.8, n=29)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8±4.4 (15.3-23.1, n=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.6 (0.4-2.1, n=10)
Classifier:B. Hofmann NMBE, E. Gnos MHNGE, N. Greber Bern
Type spec mass (g):104.5
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:D. Abplanalp, U. Eggenberger, N. Federspiel, E. Gnos, B. Hofmann
Comments:Brecciated, dominant petrographic type 3 with clasts of higher petrographic grade. Mean chondrule size ~0.3 mm. Fa18.6±0.9 (n=16) in equilibriated clast. Mean chondrule size ~0.3 mm.; submitted by Beda Hofmann
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)
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. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 53' 10"N, 55° 36' 0"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2131 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3960 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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