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Dhofar 196
Basic information Name: Dhofar 196
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 196
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Oman
Mass:help 584 g
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 11308 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 168:
Date:3 Dec 1999
Latitude:18°11.0'N
Longitude:54°08.7'E
Mass (g):584
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):23.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):21
Classifier:M. Ivanova, M. Nazarov and S. Afanasiev (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):217.5
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 11'N, 54° 9'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 11' 0"N, 54° 8' 42"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.5 km apart

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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