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Dhofar 1588
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1588
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1588
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1224 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L5
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 18 Dec 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Origin or pseudonym:Stony desert
Date:05 Dec 2004
Latitude:18°59.59'N
Longitude:54°16.76'E
Mass (g):1224
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):51.2
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by C. A. Lorenz
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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. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 59' 35"N, 54° 16' 46"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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