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Dhofar 438
Basic information Name: Dhofar 438
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 438
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 566 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10924 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:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 144:
Date:31 Mar 2001
Latitude:18°47.727'N
Longitude:54°34.914'E
Mass (g):566
Pieces:2
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.5
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff (Mün)
Type spec mass (g):31
Type spec location:Mün
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° 48'N, 54° 35'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 47' 44"N, 54° 34' 55"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.5 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2118 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3942 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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