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Tarfa
Basic information Name: Tarfa
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1954
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1040 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 30  (1964)  Unknown
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12068 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)
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Writeup from MB 30:
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TARFA, Saud Arabia; φ = 18°18'N, λ = 58°18'E.

FOUND 1954.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 30, Moscow (1964)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 30'N, 55° 30'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 30'N, 55° 30'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1756 approved meteorites from Al Wusta, Oman (plus 75 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 4002 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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