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Ramlat as Sahmah 242
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 242
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 242
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Oman
Mass:help 96.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  LL4
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 368 approved meteorites classified as LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 5
  Line 210:
Date:2005 Feb 13
Latitude:20°01.079'N
Longitude:56°25.079'E
Mass (g):96.6
Pieces:1
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):27.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1
Classifier:A. Al-Kathiri, E. Gnos, Institute of Geological Sciences, Bern; B. Hofmann, Natural History Museum Bern, Analyst E. Gnos, Bern
Type spec mass (g):96.6
Type spec location:Bern
Finder:S. Bartels, J. Bühler, I. Leya, B. Hofmann, S. Lorenzetti
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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. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 1' 5"N, 56° 25' 5"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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