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Dhofar 156
Basic information Name: Dhofar 156
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 156
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1780 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6705 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [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 130:
Date:2000
Latitude:19°8.79'N
Longitude:54°38.87'E
Mass (g):1780
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):25.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.9
Classifier:A. Greshake (MNB)
Type spec mass (g):34
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. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 9'N, 54° 39'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 8' 47"N, 54° 38' 52"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.5 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2130 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3959 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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