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Dhofar 1688
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1688
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1688
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Oman
Mass:help 52.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6526 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 18 Oct 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Origin or pseudonym:Desert plain
Date:2011 Jan 30
Latitude:18°11.121'N
Longitude:54°16.140'E
Mass (g):52.5
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:B. Hofmann NMBE, E. Gnos MHNGE, N. Greber, Bern
Type spec mass (g):52.5
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:D. Abplanalp, U. Eggenberger, N. Federspiel, E. Gnos, B. Hofmann
Comments:Submitted by Beda Hofmann
Institutions
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NMBE: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
MHNGE: Muséum d’histoire naturelle, Route de Malagnou 1, CH-1211 Genève 6 , Switzerland (institutional address; updated 27 Oct 2011)
Bern: University of Bern, University of Bern, Hochschulstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 11' 7"N, 54° 16' 8"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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