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Dhofar 049
Basic information Name: Dhofar 049
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 049
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.16 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4-5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L4/5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4/5
Recommended:  L4/5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 74 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L4/5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 1
  Line 23:
Date:1999
Latitude:19°10.56'N
Longitude:54°50.72'E
Mass (g):2164
Pieces:several
Class:L4/5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):22.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5
Classifier:A. Greshake (MNB)
Type spec mass (g):37
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Don Edwards   
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Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 11'N, 54° 51'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 10' 34"N, 54° 50' 43"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.9 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2118 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3942 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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