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Dhofar 009
Basic information Name: Dhofar 009
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 009
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.1 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 11460 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 9:
Date:5 Dec 1999
Latitude:18°16.9'N
Longitude:54°06.6'E
Mass (g):2102
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.5
Classifier:M. Ivanova, M. Nazarov, and S. Afanasiev (Vernad)
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 17'N, 54° 7'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 16' 54"N, 54° 6' 36"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2132 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3961 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 374 unapproved names)
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