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Ramlat as Sahmah 383
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 383
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 383
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Oman
Mass:help 266 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  H3.6
Recommended:  H3.6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 43 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 11 Jul 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:2010 Jan 18
Latitude:20°7.075'N
Longitude:56°23.671'E
Mass (g):266.014
Pieces:8
Class:H3.6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.6±2.9 (13.5-28.7, n=31)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:F. Zurfluh, Bern; B. Hofmann, NMBE; and E. Gnos, MHNGE
Type spec mass (g):266.014
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:U. Eggenberger, E. Gnos, N. Greber, F. Zurfluh
Comments:CL color yellow-red-blue; max. Cr2O3 in ol = 0.2 wt%; 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::   (20° 7' 5"N, 56° 23' 40"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1751 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 67 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3947 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 366 unapproved names)
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