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Dhofar 168
Basic information Name: Dhofar 168
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 168
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 1452 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL3-4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  LL3/4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL3/4
Recommended:  LL3/4    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as LL3/4.
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 1
  Line 142:
Date:Feb 2000
Latitude:19°02'26"N
Longitude:54°34'54"E
Mass (g):1452
Pieces:1
Class:LL3/4
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.3 peak 27
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.4 peak 23
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:J. Otto and A. Ruh (Frei)
Type spec mass (g):21.8
Comments:sv, kam:1.52 wt% Co
Institutions
   and collections
Frei: Universität Freiburg, Mineralogisch-Petrographisches Institut, Albertstrasse 23b, D-79104 Freiburg, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (19° 2' 26"N, 54° 34' 54"E)
     Recommended::   (19° 2' 26"N, 54° 34' 54"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 m apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2118 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3947 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 366 unapproved names)
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