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Ramlat as Sahmah 265
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 265
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 265
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 101.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  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)
Comments: Approved 9 Jan 2009
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 7
  Line 98:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta, Oman
Origin or pseudonym:Desert plain
Date:24-Dec-02
Latitude:20°01.781'N
Longitude:56°25.992'E
Mass (g):101.2
Pieces:2
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):11.9-26.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.7-22.9
Wollastonite (mol%):0.5-2.4
Classifier:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann
Type spec mass (g):101.2
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:A. Al-Kathiri, M. Eggimann, S. Lorenzetti
Institutions
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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::   (20° 1' 47"N, 56° 26' 0"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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