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Dhofar 400
Basic information Name: Dhofar 400
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 400
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 492 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6538 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)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 119:
Date:22 Mar 2001
Latitude:19°17.291'N
Longitude:54°32.346'E
Mass (g):492
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):21
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff (Mün)
Type spec mass (g):80
Type spec location:Mün
Institutions
   and collections
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 17'N, 54° 32'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 17' 17"N, 54° 32' 21"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.8 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2119 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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