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Ramlat as Sahmah 273
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 273
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 273
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Oman
Mass:help 163.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  L4-6
Recommended:  L4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L4-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 Dec 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 5
  Line 72:
State/Prov/County:Oman
Date:Jan 16, 2008
Latitude:20°31.181'N
Longitude:56°7.412'E
Mass (g):163.3
Pieces:26
Class:L4-6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):23.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann
Type spec mass (g):163.3
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:A. Al-Kathiri,B. Hofmann, A. Grimberg. Brecciated
Comments:brecciated; submitted by Beda Hofmann. Comment accidentally omitted from MB97
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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 Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 31' 11"N, 56° 7' 25"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1751 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 72 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3960 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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