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Dhofar 206
Basic information Name: Dhofar 206
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 206
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 190 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3.7
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L3.7
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.7
Recommended:  L3.7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as L3.7.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 2:
Date:6 Mar 2000
Latitude:18°14.3'N
Longitude:54°08.1'E
Mass (g):190
Pieces:2
Class:L3.7
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):7.04-28.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8-41.6
Classifier:S. Afanasiev, N. Kononkova and A. I. Ivliev (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):68.4
Comments:PMD 22.7, FeO 6.2 wt%
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Don Edwards   
Meteorites Australia   
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 14'N, 54° 8'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 14' 18"N, 54° 8' 6"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.6 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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