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Dhofar 1811
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1811
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1811
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Oman
Mass:help 23.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1652 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 10 Jan 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:29 Jan 2012
Latitude:19°37.132'N
Longitude:54°18.544'E
Mass (g):23.455
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.8
Wollastonite (mol%):0.5
Classifier:B. Hofmann, E. Gnos, E. Greber
Type spec mass (g):23.455
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:Urs Eggenberger, Martin Fisch, Nicolas Greber, Salim Al-Kathiri, Musallam Al-Maashani, Florian Zurfluh
Comments:Submitted by Beda Hofmann
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NMBE: 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. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 37' 8"N, 54° 18' 33"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2131 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3960 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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