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Dhofar 806
Basic information Name: Dhofar 806
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 806
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 117.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6720 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:
  MB87
  Table 4
  Line 232:
Date:29 Jan 2001
Latitude:18°33.917'N
Longitude:54°4.842'E
Mass (g):117.237
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):23.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann and A. Al-Kathiri, 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. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 33' 55"N, 54° 4' 51"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2131 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3960 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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