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Dhofar 1296
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1296
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1296
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 48 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7309 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)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2005
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 5
  Line 18:
Date:18 Jan 2002
Latitude:18°10.0'N
Longitude:54°05.0'E
Mass (g):48
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:M. Ivanova, classifier and N. Kononkova, analyst
Type spec mass (g):15.1/9.8
Type spec location:Vernad
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 10'N, 54° 5'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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