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Dhofar 451
Basic information Name: Dhofar 451
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 451
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 745 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 11525 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 150:
Date:1 Apr 2001
Latitude:18°54.648'N
Longitude:54°28.496'E
Mass (g):745
Pieces:3
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):23.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff (Mün)
Type spec mass (g):57
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° 55'N, 54° 28'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 54' 39"N, 54° 28' 30"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2152 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3984 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 447 unapproved names)
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