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Umm as Samim 017
Basic information Name: Umm as Samim 017
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: UaS 017
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Oman
Mass:help 61.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  H3-6
Recommended:  H3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 74 approved meteorites classified as H3-6.   [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:Az Zahirah
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:2010 Jan 06
Latitude:21°20.653'N
Longitude:55°27.308'E
Mass (g):61.312
Pieces:1
Class:H3-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.8±4.6 (4.7-33.6, n=30)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:F. Zurfluh, Bern; B. Hofmann, NMBE; E. Gnos, MHNGE
Type spec mass (g):61.312
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:U. Eggenberger, E. Gnos, N. Greber, F. Zurfluh
Comments:CL color red, max. Cr2O3 in ol = 0.2 wt%, brecciated; submitted by Beda 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)
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. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (21° 20' 39"N, 55° 27' 18"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites from Az Zahirah, Oman
     This is 1 of 3983 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 447 unapproved names)
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