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Dhofar 1491
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1491
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1491
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Oman
Mass:help 256 g
Classification
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Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  L4-6
Recommended:  L4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L4-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 2 Apr 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 82:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:19 Nov 2008
Latitude:18°44.595'N
Longitude:54°22.614'E
Mass (g):256
Pieces:1
Class:L4-6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):20±2.5
Classifier:A. Bischoff, M. Matthes, M. Horstmann, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20.6
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Anon
Comments:Breccia, shock veins. Clasts of type 6 and portions of type 4.; submitted by A. Bischoff
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IfP: 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. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 44' 36"N, 54° 22' 37"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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