SAU 001, Early Recovery Oman, Whole Crusted Stone, 18.2g

SAU 001 (Sayh al Uhaymir) is the first meteorite ever recovered from the Al-Wusta strewnfields in Oman. It was found in the year 2000, and it was originally classified as an L4/5, but a more recent analysis has determined it to be an L5. It is an attractive meteorite known for it's metal flecks and clasts.

The specimen being offered here is an early recovery stone from an old collection. It has well-preserved fusion crust over approx. 80% of the surface. A couple of surface breaks are covered in desert varnish. Other than a very light cleaning, this stone is as-found. It weighs 18.2 grams.

Refer to the photos. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. You are purchasing the specimen shown. Your purchase will include an ID label and padded storage box.

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