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Dhofar 1001
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998
Country: Oman
Mass:help 607 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11298 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [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 228:
Date:31 Jul 1998
Latitude:18°33.346'N
Longitude:54°0.046'E
Mass (g):606.97
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB; analyst: E. Gnos and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB
Type spec location:NMB
Finder:E. Gnos, B. Hofmann and A. Al-Kathiri, NMB
Institutions
   and collections
NMB: Natural History Museum Bern Bernastrasse 15 CH-3005 Bern Switzerland, Switzerland; Website (institutional address; updated 2 Mar 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 33' 21"N, 54° 0' 3"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2130 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3959 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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