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Ramlat as Sahmah 422
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 422
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 422
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Oman
Mass:help 3.88 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  H3.7-5
Recommended:  H3.7-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites classified as H3.7-5.   [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 Feb 6
Latitude:20°30.312'N
Longitude:56°29.063'E
Mass (g):3879
Pieces:4
Class:H3.7-5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.1±4.1 (6.4-27.4, n=27)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:F. Zurfluh, Bern; B. Hofmann, NMBE; and E. Gnos, MHNGE
Type spec mass (g):3879
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:B. Hofmann, C. Opitz, R. Trappitsch, F. Zurfluh
Comments:CL color blue; max. Cr2O3 in ol = 0.5 wt%; brecciated; 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. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 30' 19"N, 56° 29' 4"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1746 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3942 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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