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Dhofar 985
Basic information Name: Dhofar 985
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 985
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Oman
Mass:help 153.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2754 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 5
  Line 10:
Date:2004 Jan 10
Latitude:19°13'29.2"N
Longitude:54°55'23.4"E
Mass (g):153.9
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):27.8
Classifier:T. Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):23.89
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:DSchrader
Finder:DSchrader
Comments:Breccia; Corrected year 10 Apr 2007
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
DSchrader: Devin Schrader, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 13' 29"N, 54° 55' 23"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2119 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3944 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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