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Sayh al Uhaymir 586
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 586
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 586
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Oman
Mass:help 162.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  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 3 Aug 2014
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Writeup from MB 103:

Sayh al Uhaymir 586 (SaU 586)        20°9.984’N, 56°32.7583’E

Al Wusta, Oman

Found: 2011 Jan

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4-5)

Petrography: (C. Herd, UAb) Petrographic microscope examination of thin section revealed two distinct textures of different petrologic type: one with well-defined chondrules and another with less well-defined chondrules and coarser plagioclase. A type 4-5 breccia.

Geochemistry: Electron microprobe data from type 5 textural area.

Specimens: 24.4 g type specimen on deposit at UAb. Main mass, including thin section, at SQU.


Writeup from MB 103:

Sayh al Uhaymir 586 (SaU 586)        20°9.984’N, 56°32.7583’E

Al Wusta, Oman

Found: 2011 Jan

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4-5)

Petrography: (C. Herd, UAb) Petrographic microscope examination of thin section revealed two distinct textures of different petrologic type: one with well-defined chondrules and another with less well-defined chondrules and coarser plagioclase. A type 4-5 breccia.

Geochemistry: Electron microprobe data from type 5 textural area.

Specimens: 24.4 g type specimen on deposit at UAb. Main mass, including thin section, at SQU.

Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
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State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:2011 Jan
Latitude:20°9.984'N
Longitude:56°32.7583'E
Mass (g):162.9
Pieces:1
Class:H4-5
Fayalite (mol%):18.3±0.6 (n=13)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4±0.2 (n=15)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.2 (n=15)
Classifier:C. Herd (UAb), S. Nasir (SQU), T. Theye (UStutt)
Type spec mass (g):24.4
Type spec location:UAb
Main mass:SQU
Comments:Field number O-51; submitted by C. Herd
Institutions
   and collections
UAb: 1-26 Earth Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E3, Canada, Canada; Website (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
SQU: Sultan Qaboos University, College of Science, Earth Sciences Department, P.O. Box 36 Code 123 Al­Khoud, Oman (institutional address; updated 5 Oct 2014)
UStutt: Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Mineralogie und Kristallchemie, Azenbergstraße 18, D-70174 Stuttgart , Germany (institutional address; updated 3 Aug 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 9' 59"N, 56° 32' 45"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1747 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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