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Dhofar 142
Basic information Name: Dhofar 142
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 142
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1835 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1707 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [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 116:
Date:2000
Latitude:18°22.94'N
Longitude:54°14.17'E
Mass (g):1835
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.9
Classifier:A. Greshake (MNB)
Type spec mass (g):27.5
Institutions
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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° 23'N, 54° 14'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 22' 56"N, 54° 14' 10"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.3 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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