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Sayh al Uhaymir 140
Basic information Name: Sayh al Uhaymir 140
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: SaU 140
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.52 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L4/5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4/5
Recommended:  L4/5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 77 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L4/5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 4
  Line 316:
Date:30 Dec 2001
Latitude:21°12'27.7"N
Longitude:57°12'40.9"E
Mass (g):2517
Pieces:1
Class:L4/5
Shock stage:S6
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.47
Classifier:F. Melcher, Hanover and Bart
Type spec location:Wits
Comments:i.m., rw
Institutions
   and collections
Wits: Curator of Fossil and Rock Collections c/o Evolutionary Studies Institute University of the Witwatersrand Private Bag 3 WITS 2050 Johannesburg South Africa, South Africa (institutional address; updated 3 May 2019)
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. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (21° 12' 28"N, 57° 12' 41"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 11 approved meteorites from Ad Dakhiliyah, Oman
     This is 1 of 3959 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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