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Dhofar 446
Basic information Name: Dhofar 446
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 446
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 12.4 kg
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 6526 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 147:
Date:31 Mar 2001
Latitude:18°56.283'N
Longitude:54°41.195'E
Mass (g):12400
Pieces:-120
Class:L5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):25.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):22
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff (Mün)
Type spec mass (g):35
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:   (18° 56'N, 54° 41'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 56' 17"N, 54° 41' 12"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.6 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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