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Dhofar 264
Basic information Name: Dhofar 264
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 264
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 474 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 46:
Date:21 Feb 2001
Latitude:18°20.82'N
Longitude:54°24.93'E
Mass (g):474.4
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3/4
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.5
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff (Mün)
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:Mün
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:   (18° 21'N, 54° 25'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 20' 49"N, 54° 24' 56"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 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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