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Dhofar 1284
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1284
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1284
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Oman
Mass:help 558 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  L5/6
Recommended:  L5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 175 approved meteorites classified as L5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2005
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 5
  Line 7:
Date:2005
Latitude:18°31'55.2"N
Longitude:54°02'03.7"E
Mass (g):558
Pieces:1
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7
Classifier:A. Greshake
Type spec mass (g):22.6 MNB
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:HSSH-Primasens Germany
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 31' 55"N, 54° 2' 4"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2119 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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