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Dhofar 1554
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1554
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1554
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 3.95 kg
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7309 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:07 Apr 2009
Latitude:18°40.00'N
Longitude:54°09.05'E
Mass (g):3954
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):24.8-24.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.7-21.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6-1.4
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):148
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:MFarmer
Finder:MFarmer
Comments:Field name: MF09-4. Ca-pyroxene, Fs7.4-8.3, Wo46.2-45.7; 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° 40' 0"N, 54° 9' 3"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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