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Dhofar 1558
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1558
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1558
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Oman
Mass:help 11.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1646 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 98:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:09 Apr 2009
Latitude:18°23.59'N
Longitude:54°39.86'E
Mass (g):11400
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):27.2-27.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.8-22.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6;
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):21.3
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:Anonymous
Finder:Anonymous
Comments:Field name: M380. Ca-pyroxene Fs8.2-8.7 Wo45.5-45.0; submitted by A. Irving
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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)
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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° 23' 35"N, 54° 39' 52"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2124 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3951 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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