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Dhofar 421
Basic information Name: Dhofar 421
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 421
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 337 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  LL5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3132 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 133:
Date:27 Mar 2001
Latitude:18°46.307'N
Longitude:54°13.641'E
Mass (g):337
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):28.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.5
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff (Mün)
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:Mün
Comments:sv, br
Institutions
   and collections
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 46'N, 54° 14'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 46' 18"N, 54° 13' 38"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.8 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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