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Dhofar 1453
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1453
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1453
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Oman
Mass:help 402 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  L/LL~5
Recommended:  L/LL~5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites classified as L/LL~5.   [show all]
Search for other: L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 5 May 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 62:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Origin or pseudonym:Desert plain
Date:21 Feb 2008
Latitude:18°59.919'N
Longitude:54°23.629'E
Mass (g):402.4
Pieces:2
Class:L/LL~5
Weathering grade:W1/2
Magnetic suscept.:4.37-4.67
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Anon
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Petrologic type is approximate. Melt pockets.; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 59' 55"N, 54° 23' 38"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2118 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3947 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 366 unapproved names)
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