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Dhofar 978
Basic information Name: Dhofar 978
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 978
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.47 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1652 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [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 45:
Date:2004
Latitude:19°13'43.6"N
Longitude:54°56'22.3"E
Mass (g):2,467
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.1
Classifier:
Type spec mass (g):30.5
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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° 13' 44"N, 54° 56' 22"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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