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Dhofar 644
Basic information Name: Dhofar 644
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 644
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 704 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11301 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:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 118:
Date:26 Jan 2001
Latitude:18°39.648'N
Longitude:53°54.274'E
Mass (g):704
Pieces:5
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):23
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5
Classifier:A. Sokol, A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:Mün
Comments:calc. v.
Institutions
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Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 39' 39"N, 53° 54' 16"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2130 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3959 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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