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Dhofar 615
Basic information Name: Dhofar 615
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 615
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 966 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 678 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 91:
Date:13 Jan 2001
Latitude:19°10.718'N
Longitude:54°53.571'E
Mass (g):966
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):20.6±1.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):10.9±5.3
Classifier:A. Sokol, A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec mass (g):41
Type spec location:Mün
Institutions
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Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 10' 43"N, 54° 53' 34"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2119 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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