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Ramlat as Sahmah 445
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 445
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 445
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: Oman
Mass:help 3.08 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  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 2 Jan 2014
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Date:Jan 2013
Latitude:20°49'52.7"N
Longitude:55°29'3.7"E
Mass (g):3080
Pieces:several
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):23.1±2.9 (15.5-23.5, n=30)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19±4.3 (5.4-19.8, n=16)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:The meteorite contains abundant, clearly defined chondrules with a mean diameter of about 0.6 mm; FeNi metal is heavily altered.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 49' 53"N, 55° 29' 4"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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