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Dhofar 1493
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1493
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1493
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Oman
Mass:help 14 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11582 approved meteorites (plus 10 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 9 Feb 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 84:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:24-Nov-2008
Latitude:18°40.427'N
Longitude:54°27.010'E
Mass (g):14000
Pieces:4
Class:L6
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):22.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):19
Classifier:A. Bischoff, M. Matthes, M. Horstmann, IfP
Type spec mass (g):64.6
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Anon
Comments:shock veins; submitted by A. Bischoff
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 40' 26"N, 54° 27' 1"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2166 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 22 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3999 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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