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Dhofar 1537
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1537
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1537
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Oman
Mass:help 48 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11584 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 12 Oct 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:19 Nov 2006
Latitude:18°31.72'N
Longitude:54°38.52'E
Mass (g):48
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.1-27.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.2-21.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8-1.3
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):9.6
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:MFarmer
Finder:MFarmer
Comments:Field name: MF06-9. Ca-pyroxene Fs9.3 Wo42.3; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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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)
MFarmer: Michael Farmer, P.O. Box 86059, Tucson, AZ 85754-6059, United States; Website (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' 43"N, 54° 38' 31"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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