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Dhofar 996
Basic information Name: Dhofar 996
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 996
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.72 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  LL5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3132 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 6
  Line 54:
Date:20 Feb 2003
Latitude:19°9.819'N
Longitude:54°39.676'E
Mass (g):2717
Pieces:4
Class:LL5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):29.6±0.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.4±1.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.53±0.2
Classifier:R. Batoschewitz, (Bart) and P. Appel Univ. Kiel,
Type spec mass (g):20.1
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Th. Kurtz, Hanover
Institutions
   and collections
Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
Kurtz: Th. and P. Kurtz, Hannover, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 9' 49"N, 54° 39' 41"E)

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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