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Ramlat as Sahmah 261
Basic information Name: Ramlat as Sahmah 261
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaS 261
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Oman
Mass:help 260 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  L6
Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 170 approved meteorites classified as L~6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 5
  Line 228:
Date:2004 Nov 2
Latitude:20°3.008'N
Longitude:56°1.378'E
Mass (g):259.7
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W3/4
Magnetic suscept.:4.44
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, Bart
Type spec mass (g):20.1
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Bart
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 3' 0"N, 56° 1' 23"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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