header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 10 Apr 2021
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Include past classifications in search
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Sayh al Uhaymir 491
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 491
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 491
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Oman
Mass:help 323 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  L3.7
Recommended:  L3.7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as L3.7.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 11 Feb 2010
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 5
  Line 83:
State/Prov/County:Oman
Date:Jan 28, 2008
Latitude:20°17.556'N
Longitude:56°38.535'E
Mass (g):323.0
Pieces:1
Class:L3.7
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):10.0-26.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):8.0-21.5
Wollastonite (mol%):0.3-1.5
Classifier:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann
Type spec mass (g):323.0
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:A. Al-Kathiri, E. Gnos, E. Janots. Chondrule size 0.59 mm, bulk Fe 21.1%
Comments:pet grade with cathodolum.; chondr. size 0.59 mm, bulk Fe 21.1%; submitted by Beda Hofmann. Comment accidentally omitted from MB97
Institutions
   and collections
NMBE: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 17' 33"N, 56° 38' 32"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1753 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 75 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3983 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 374 unapproved names)
Proximity search:
Find nearby meteorites: enter search radius (km):

Direct link to this page