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Sayh al Uhaymir 261
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 261
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 261
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 499 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 705 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 446:
Date:14 Nov 2002
Latitude:20°40.106'N
Longitude:57°9.562'E
Mass (g):499.437
Pieces:3
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.2-27.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.9-33.4
Wollastonite (mol%):.1-4.5
Classifier:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB; analyst: E. Gnos and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB
Type spec location:NMB
Finder:M. Hauser and L. Moser
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NMB: 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. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 40' 6"N, 57° 9' 34"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1751 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3959 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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