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Dhofar 057
Basic information Name: Dhofar 057
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 057
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Oman
Mass:help 4.59 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10979 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:
  MB85
  Table 1
  Line 31:
Date:1999
Latitude:19°9.73'N
Longitude:54°45.99'E
Mass (g):4588
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4
Classifier:A. Greshake (MNB)
Type spec mass (g):35.5
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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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 10'N, 54° 46'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 9' 44"N, 54° 45' 59"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.5 km apart

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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