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Dhofar 809
Basic information Name: Dhofar 809
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 809
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 25.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  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)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 4
  Line 235:
Date:31 Jan 2001
Latitude:18°33.870'N
Longitude:54°5.776'E
Mass (g):25.424
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB
Institutions
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NMB: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 33' 52"N, 54° 5' 47"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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