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Dhofar 947
Basic information Name: Dhofar 947
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 947
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 170 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5-6
Recommended:  L5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 61 approved meteorites classified as L5-6.   [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 23:
Date:14 Nov 2002
Latitude:18°21.2'N
Longitude:54°14.1'E
Mass (g):170
Pieces:1
Class:L5-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:S. Afansiev, Vernad, analysed by A. Ulianov, MSUM
Type spec mass (g):29+16
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::   (18° 21' 12"N, 54° 14' 6"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2166 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 22 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3999 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 434 unapproved names)
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