THE METEORITICAL BULLETIN January 6, 2001 Jeffrey N. Grossman, Editor (firstname.lastname@example.org) Jutta Zipfel, Co-editor for Saharan Meteorites (email@example.com) Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 85, 2001 July. Sayh al Uhaymir 051 Martian meteorite found in Oman Sayh al Uhaymir 051 20°58.435'N 57°19.248'E Oman Found 2000 August 1 Martian meteorite (shergottite) A 436 g stone was found close to the locations of Sayh al Uhaymir 005 and 008. All three samples may be paired. Mineralogy and classification (A. Bischoff, Mün): the rock has a porphyritic texture with large olivine phenocrysts (Fo61-68) embedded in a groundmass of pyroxene (En60-68Wo7-12) and maskelynite (An59-67); shock stage, S5; calcite veins were observed, probably due to terrestrial weathering. Specimens: type specimen, 11 g, Mün; main mass with anonymous finder.
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