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Dhofar 1462
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1462
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1462
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Oman
Mass:help 401 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L~4
Recommended:  L~4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 28 approved meteorites classified as L~4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 2 Mar 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 71:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Date:2008 Feb 24
Latitude:18°20.973'N
Longitude:54°15.008'E
Mass (g):400.8
Pieces:1
Class:L~4
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.50
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):21.3
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:anonymous
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Well-defined chondrules (to 3 mm) and mineral fragments in poorly recrystallized matrix.; submitted by Bartoschewitz
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 20' 58"N, 54° 15' 0"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2118 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3942 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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