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Dhofar 217
Basic information Name: Dhofar 217
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 217
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Oman
Mass:help 602 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  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:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 12:
Date:25 Apr 2000
Latitude:18°44.8'N
Longitude:54°33.9'E
Mass (g):602
Pieces:4
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):21,2
Classifier:S. V. Afanasiev and N. Kononkova (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):105
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:unknown
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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. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 45'N, 54° 34'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 44' 48"N, 54° 33' 54"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.4 km apart

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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