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Dhofar 1538
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1538
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1538
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Oman
Mass:help 231 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L3.7
Recommended:  L3.7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as L3.7.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 93:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:20 Nov 2006
Latitude:18°52.63'N
Longitude:54°22.05'E
Mass (g):231
Pieces:1
Class:L3.7
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):17.9-39.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.6-16.3; 7.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6-0.8; 39.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.9
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:MFarmer
Finder:MFarmer
Comments:Cr2O3 in Fe olivine 0.01-0.03 wt.%. Field name: MF06-10; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
MFarmer: Michael Farmer, P.O. Box 86059, Tucson, AZ 85754-6059, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 52' 38"N, 54° 22' 3"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2151 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3983 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 374 unapproved names)
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