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Dhofar 1496
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1496
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1496
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1000 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  LL(L)3
Recommended:  LL(L)3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 20 approved meteorites classified as LL(L)3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 9 Mar 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 87:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:25 Nov 2008
Latitude:18°41.227'N
Longitude:54°25.200'E
Mass (g):1000
Pieces:1
Class:LL(L)3
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1-2
Fayalite (mol%):19±10
Ferrosilite (mol%):15±10
Classifier:A. Bischoff, M. Matthes, M. Horstmann, IfP
Type spec mass (g):37.2
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Anon
Comments:Submitted by A. Bischoff
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 41' 14"N, 54° 25' 12"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2119 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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