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Dhofar 1738
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1738
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1738
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: Oman
Mass:help 853 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6546 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 5 Dec 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Origin or pseudonym:KG049
Date:Feb/Mar 2011
Latitude:19°19'37"N
Longitude:54°54'25"E
Mass (g):853
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):25.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7
Wollastonite (mol%):2.0
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):26.87
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:finder
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Found during a systematic search. Breccia.; submitted by P. Sipiera
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 19' 37"N, 54° 54' 25"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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