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Dhofar 250
Basic information Name: Dhofar 250
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 250
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 586 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11460 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:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 35:
Date:7 Feb 2001
Latitude:19°07.35'N
Longitude:54°40.40'E
Mass (g):585.7
Pieces:3
Class:L6
Shock stage:S6
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):22
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff (Mün)
Type spec mass (g):27
Type spec location:Mün
Comments:sv, rw
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:   (19° 7'N, 54° 40'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 7' 21"N, 54° 40' 24"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2132 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3961 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 374 unapproved names)
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