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Dhofar 477
Basic information Name: Dhofar 477
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 477
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 3.8 kg
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 158:
Date:Jan 2001
Latitude:19°11'8"N
Longitude:54°53'3"E
Mass (g):3796
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:J. Otto and A. Ruh (Frei)
Type spec mass (g):23
Institutions
   and collections
Frei: Universität Freiburg, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albertstrasse 23b, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 11' 8"N, 54° 53' 3"E)
     Recommended::   (19° 11' 8"N, 54° 53' 3"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.5 m 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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