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Dhofar 198
Basic information Name: Dhofar 198
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 198
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Oman
Mass:help 828 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6713 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:
  MB85
  Table 1
  Line 170:
Date:4 Dec 1999
Latitude:18°42.8'N
Longitude:54°06.5'E
Mass (g):828
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.1
Classifier:M. Ivanova, M. Nazarov and S. Afanasiev (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):34.5
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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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:   (18° 43'N, 54° 7'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 42' 48"N, 54° 6' 30"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1 km apart

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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