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Dhofar 1576
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1576
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1576
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Oman
Mass:help 7.7 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7132 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 16 Oct 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:01 Mar 2010
Latitude:18°31'N
Longitude:54°14'E
Mass (g):7700
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):25.1-25.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7-22.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3-1.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):33.8
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:R. Ward
Finder:R. Ward
Comments:Field name: R27. Ca-pyroxene Fs7.7-7.8 Wo43.7-44.5; submitted by A. Irving
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
Ward: No contact information provided. (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 31'N, 54° 14'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2132 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3961 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 374 unapproved names)
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