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Dhofar 1579
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1579
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1579
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 314 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10979 approved meteorites (plus 6 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 May 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 101:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:2009
Latitude:19°17'43.00" N
Longitude:54°53'34.00" E
Mass (g):314.3
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.1
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous finder
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 17' 43"N, 54° 53' 34"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2118 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3943 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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