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Dhofar 008
Basic information Name: Dhofar 008
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 008
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.2 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  H3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.3
Recommended:  L3.3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites classified as L3.3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites (type 3), L chondrites, Ordinary chondrites (type 3), and Ordinary chondrites
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 5
  Line 8:
Date:4 Dec 1999
Latitude:18°20.5'N
Longitude:54°11.3'E
Mass (g):2200
Pieces:3
Class:H3
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.7 (1.3-50)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.4 (2.1-27.6)
Classifier:M. Ivanova, M. Nazarov, and S. Afanasiev (Vernad)
Comments:PMD > 42; Highly unequilibrated: subtype < 3.3
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 5 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 21'N, 54° 11'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 20' 30"N, 54° 11' 18"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1811 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 2 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3372 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 403 unapproved names)
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