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Dhofar 1562
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1562
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1562
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Oman
Mass:help 7.55 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11580 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 Mar 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 90:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Origin or pseudonym:Stony desert
Date:16 Jan 2004
Latitude:18°55.560'N
Longitude:54°23.933'E
Mass (g):7550
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:M. Ivanova, S. Borisovsky
Type spec mass (g):1616
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Anon
Comments:Submitted by Marina Ivanova
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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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° 55' 34"N, 54° 23' 56"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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