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Dhofar 2085
Basic information Name: Dhofar 2085
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 2085
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Oman
Mass:help 64.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  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 21 May 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Origin or pseudonym:desert plain
Date:10 Feb 15
Latitude:19°04.654'
Longitude:54°18.093'
Mass (g):64.069
Pieces:4
Class:L5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.5 (by X-ray diffraction, ±1 mol% Fa)
Classifier:B. Hofmann, E. Gnos, R.Raselli, NMBE
Type spec mass (g):64.069
Type spec location:NMBE
Main mass:NMBE
Finder:Ali Al-Kathiri, Martin Bucher, Thomas Burri, Urs Eggenberger, Edwin Gnos, Beda Hofmann, Åke Rosén
Comments:Field name 1502_0083; submitted by Beda Hofmann
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NMBE: 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 Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 4' 39"N, 54° 18' 6"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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