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Dhofar 430
Basic information Name: Dhofar 430
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 430
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 182 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L5/6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5/6
Recommended:  L5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 175 approved meteorites classified as L5/6.   [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 62:
Date:28 Mar 2001
Latitude:18°54.206'N
Longitude:54°38.340'E
Mass (g):182
Pieces:1
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):23.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec mass (g):22
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Mün: 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. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 54' 12"N, 54° 38' 20"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2119 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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