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Ramlat al Wahibah 014
Basic information Name: Ramlat al Wahibah 014
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaW 014
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Oman
Mass:help 5.59 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10151 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Jan 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 8
  Line 93:
Origin or pseudonym:Oman, desert plain
Date:7-Mar-2006
Latitude:21°03.587'N
Longitude:58°24.259'E
Mass (g):5591
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:E. Gnos, MHNGE and B. Hofmann, NMBE.
Type spec mass (g):5591
Type spec location:NMBE
Finder:M. Eggimann, E. Gnos, MHNGE; B. Hofmann, NMBE, L. Huber, M. Tschudin, A. Al-Kathiri; UBE/MCI
Institutions
   and collections
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)
UBE: University of Bern, University of Bern, Hochschulstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (21° 3' 35"N, 58° 24' 16"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 46 approved meteorites from Ash Sharqiyah, Oman
     This is 1 of 3961 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 374 unapproved names)
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