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Dhofar 272
Basic information Name: Dhofar 272
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 272
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.07 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6528 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)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 53:
Date:5 Apr 2001
Latitude:18°26.3'N
Longitude:54°07.1'E
Mass (g):2073
Pieces:3
Class:L5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:S. Afanasiev (Vernad) and A. Ulianov (MSUR)
Type spec mass (g):122
Type spec location:similar sized specimens also at MSUR
Institutions
   and collections
MSUR: Department of Geology, Moscow State University, Vorobjovy Gory, Moscow, 119899, Russia (institutional address; updated 1 Mar 2011)
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 26'N, 54° 7'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 26' 18"N, 54° 7' 6"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.6 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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