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Dhofar 293
Basic information Name: Dhofar 293
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 293
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.37 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 72:
Date:16 Jan 2001
Latitude:19106.4'N
Longitude:54°51.5'E
Mass (g):2366
Pieces:22
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:S. Afanasiev (Vernad) and A. Ulianov (MSUR)
Type spec mass (g):240
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:   (19° 6'N, 54° 52'E)
     Recommended::   (19° 6' 24"N, 54° 51' 30"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 1.1 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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