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Dhofar 1824
Basic information Name: Dhofar 1824
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 1824
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Oman
Mass:help 41.42 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11582 approved meteorites (plus 10 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 23 Jan 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Zufar
Origin or pseudonym:sand/carbonate desert
Date:Jan 2011
Latitude:18°20.433'N
Longitude:54°23.5'E
Mass (g):41416
Pieces:2
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.6±0.5 (N=16)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.5±0.6 (N=16)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.2 (N=16)
Classifier:C. Herd, UAb, S. Nasir, SQU, and T. Theye, UStutt
Type spec mass (g):54.0
Type spec location:UAb
Main mass:SQU
Comments:Field number O-56; submitted by C. Herd
Institutions
   and collections
UAb: 1-26 Earth Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E3, Canada, Canada; Website (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
SQU: Sultan Qaboos University, College of Science, Earth Sciences Department, P.O. Box 36 Code 123 Al­Khoud, Oman (institutional address; updated 5 Oct 2014)
UStutt: Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Mineralogie und Kristallchemie, Azenbergstraße 18, D-70174 Stuttgart , Germany (institutional address; updated 3 Aug 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 20' 26"N, 54° 23' 30"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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