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Dhofar 1666
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1666
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1666
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1300 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  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 18 Nov 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:14 Dec 2011
Latitude:19°10.851'N
Longitude:54°55.482'E
Mass (g):1300
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):21.6±0.9 (19.4-23.2, n=17)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.2±6.9 (2-27, n=35)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):78.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marcin Cimala
Comments:Mean chondrule diameter of 0.7 mm and low metal content consistent with L.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 10' 51"N, 54° 55' 29"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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