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Dhofar 138
Basic information Name: Dhofar 138
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 138
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 5.64 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11460 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)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 1
  Line 112:
Date:2000
Latitude:18°18.68'N
Longitude:54°22.16'E
Mass (g):5640
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9
Classifier:A. Greshake (MNB)
Type spec mass (g):33.1
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 19'N, 54° 22'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 18' 41"N, 54° 22' 10"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 km apart

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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