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Dhofar 1544
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1544
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1544
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.81 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1652 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)
Comments: Approved 12 Oct 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:04 Jan 2008
Latitude:18°21.82'N
Longitude:54°33.92'E
Mass (g):2808
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.8-24.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7-20.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):123.7
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:MFarmer
Finder:MFarmer
Comments:Field name: MF08-15. Ca-pyrxoene Fs6.8-7.6 Wo46.1-44.4; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
MFarmer: Michael Farmer, P.O. Box 86059, Tucson, AZ 85754-6059, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 21' 49"N, 54° 33' 55"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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