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Dhofar 943
Basic information Name: Dhofar 943
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 943
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 166 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6726 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:
  MB89
  Table 6
  Line 19:
Date:15 Nov 2002
Latitude:19°03.1'N
Longitude:54°45.9'E
Mass (g):166
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:S. Afansiev, Vernad, analysed by A. Ulianov, MSUM
Type spec mass (g):32+17
Type spec location:MSU
Institutions
   and collections
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
MSUM: Department of Geology, Moscow State University, Vorobjovy Gory, Moscow, 119899, Russia (institutional address; updated 1 Mar 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 3' 6"N, 54° 45' 54"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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