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Dhofar 263
Basic information Name: Dhofar 263
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 263
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1698 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2754 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 1
  Line 183:
Date:21 Feb 2001
Latitude:18°20.75'N
Longitude:54°24.04'E
Mass (g):1698.1
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):31.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):26
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff (Mün)
Type spec mass (g):28.4
Comments:sv, br
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. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 21'N, 54° 24'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 20' 45"N, 54° 24' 2"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.5 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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