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Ramlat al Wahibah 043
Basic information Name: Ramlat al Wahibah 043
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: RaW 043
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Oman
Mass:help 97.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  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 9 Jan 2009
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 7
  Line 100:
State/Prov/County:Al Wusta, Oman
Origin or pseudonym:Desert plain
Date:14-Mar-07
Latitude:22°01.926'N
Longitude:58°11.813'E
Mass (g):97.9
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.4
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9
Classifier:E. Gnos, E. Janots, B. Hofmann
Type spec mass (g):97.9
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:A. Al-Kathiri, E. Gnos, E. Janots, B. Hofmann, L. Huber
Institutions
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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. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (22° 1' 56"N, 58° 11' 49"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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