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Ramlat as Sahmah 474
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 474
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 474
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Oman
Mass:help 182 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  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 4 Mar 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
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State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:1 Feb 2012
Latitude:20°39.430'N
Longitude:56°18.337'E
Mass (g):181.99
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):22.5-31.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.9-20.7
Wollastonite (mol%):0.4-4
Classifier:B. Hofmann, E. Gnos, E. Greber
Type spec mass (g):181.99
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:Urs Eggenberger, Martin Fisch, Nicolas Greber, Salim Al-Kathiri, Musallam Al-Maashani, Florian Zurfluh
Comments:Submitted by Beda Hofmann
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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 Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 39' 26"N, 56° 18' 20"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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