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Dhofar 005
Basic information Name: Dhofar 005
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 005
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 125.5 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10979 approved meteorites (plus 6 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)
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 5
  Line 5:
Date:6 Mar 2000
Latitude:18°10.0'N
Longitude:54°10.0'E
Mass (g):125.5 kg
Pieces:687
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.3
Classifier:M. Ivanova, M. Nazarov, and S. Afanasiev (Vernad)
Institutions
   and collections
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. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 10'N, 54° 10'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 10'N, 54° 10'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2118 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3943 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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