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Dhofar 1008
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1008
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1008
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 76.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7170 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)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 235:
Date:21 Dec 2002
Latitude:18°32.923'N
Longitude:54°1.621'E
Mass (g):76.451
Pieces:13
Class:L5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann, A. Al-Kathiri, M. Eggiman and S. Lorenzetti, NMB; analyst: E. Gnos and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB
Type spec location:NMB
Finder:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann, A. Al-Kathiri, M. Eggiman and S. Lorenzetti, 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. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 32' 55"N, 54° 1' 37"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2152 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3984 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 447 unapproved names)
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