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Dhofar 033
Basic information Name: Dhofar 033
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 033
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Oman
Mass:help 218 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6528 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:
  MB85
  Table 1
  Line 7:
Date:1999
Latitude:19°10.16'N
Longitude:54°42.19'E
Mass (g):218
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7
Classifier:A. Greshake (MNB)
Type spec mass (g):36.6
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 10'N, 54° 42'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 10' 10"N, 54° 42' 11"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 km apart

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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