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Ramlat al Wahibah 044
Basic information Name: Ramlat al Wahibah 044
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaW 044
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Oman
Mass:help 27.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  H4-5
Recommended:  H4-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites classified as H4-5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 9 Jan 2009
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 7
  Line 101:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta, Oman
Origin or pseudonym:Desert plain
Date:14-Mar-07
Latitude:22°01.657N
Longitude:58°12.632'E
Mass (g):27.9
Pieces:1
Class:H4-5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):18.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1
Classifier:E. Gnos, E. Janots, B. Hofmann
Type spec mass (g):27.9
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:A. Al-Kathiri, E. Gnos, E. Janots, B. Hofmann, L. Huber
Comments:Brecciated
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NMBE: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 1' 39"N, 58° 12' 38"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 46 approved meteorites from Ash Sharqiyah, Oman
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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