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Dhofar 228
Basic information Name: Dhofar 228
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 228
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 3.45 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10779 approved meteorites (plus 3 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:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 23:
Date:29 Jun 2001
Latitude:19°09.0'N
Longitude:54°35.0'E
Mass (g):3452
Pieces:58
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.1
Classifier:S. V. Afanasiev (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):723
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:S. V. Afanasiev
Institutions
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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. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 9'N, 54° 35'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 9'N, 54° 35'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2117 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3942 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 300 unapproved names)
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