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Dhofar 161
Basic information Name: Dhofar 161
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 161
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.51 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1648 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 1
  Line 135:
Date:Feb 2000
Latitude:19°16'17"N
Longitude:54°50'50"E
Mass (g):2506
Pieces:many
Class:L4
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):22.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.8
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9
Classifier:J. Otto and A. Ruh (Frei)
Type spec mass (g):45.6
Institutions
   and collections
Frei: Universität Freiburg, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albertstrasse 23b, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 16' 17"N, 54° 50' 50"E)
     Recommended::   (19° 16' 17"N, 54° 50' 50"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2131 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3960 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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