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Ramlat as Sahmah 288
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 288
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 288
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 73.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  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 9 Jul 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:21 Jan 2009
Latitude:20°27.425'N
Longitude:55°29.483'E
Mass (g):73.3
Pieces:1
Class:L4-6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:F. Zurfluh, Bern; B. Hofmann, NMBE; E. Gnos, MHNGE
Type spec mass (g):73.3
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:N. Dalcher, N. Greber, B. Hofmann, S. Lorenzetti, F. Zurfluh
Comments:Submitted by B.A. Hofmann
Institutions
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NMBE: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
MHNGE: Muséum d’histoire naturelle, Route de Malagnou 1, CH-1211 Genève 6 , Switzerland (institutional address; updated 27 Oct 2011)
Bern: University of Bern, University of Bern, Hochschulstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 27' 25"N, 55° 29' 29"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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