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Sayh al Uhaymir 529
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 529
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 529
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 32.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  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 21 May 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Sayh al Uhaymir 529 (SaU 529)        20°31.894’N, 56°39.925’E

Al Wusta, Oman

Find: 2002 Oct 06

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

History: Discovered by a natural science expedition on Oct. 6, 2002.

Physical characteristics: One nearly black, oriented stone of 32.2 g, covered 100% by fresh fusion crust. Saw cut shows closely packed chondrules.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) Microscopic examination of a thin section shows clustered chondrules of various types up to 2 mm (avg. 0.6 mm). Chondrule/matrix ratio >10.

Geochemistry: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart, P. Appel and B. Mader, Kiel) Olivine, Fa18.4±7.4 (n=15, Fe/Mn=52); pyroxene, Fs10.3±5.9Wo0.5±1.1 (n=10); feldspar, An3.Or1.6; kamacite, Ni=5.9-6.1, Co=0.9-1.1 (wt.%). Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.47.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (type L3)

Specimens: 7.0 g on deposit at Kiel, main mass Bart.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:2002 Oct 06
Latitude:20°31.894'N
Longitude:56°39.925'E
Mass (g):32.2
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W0/1
Fayalite (mol%):18.4±7.4 (n=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):10.3±5.9 (n=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.5±0.4
Magnetic suscept.:4.47
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, Bart
Type spec mass (g):7.0
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Bart
Finder:S. Bartoschewitz
Comments:Submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
   and collections
Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 31' 54"N, 56° 39' 56"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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