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Dhofar 011
Basic information Name: Dhofar 011
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 011
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Oman
Mass:help 150 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL7
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 84  (2000)  LL7
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL7
Recommended:  LL7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites classified as LL7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB84
  Table 5
  Line 11:
Date:5 Dec 1999
Latitude:18°20.7'N
Longitude:54°11.9'E
Mass (g):150
Pieces:1
Class:LL7
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):30.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.5
Classifier:M. Ivanova, M. Nazarov, and S. Afanasiev (Vernad)
Comments:CaO in low-Ca px, 1.14 wt%; Chondrules almost completely absent. Matrix thoroughly recrystallized and relatively coarse grained. Pairing is possible between Dhofar 011 and 014
Institutions
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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. 84, MAPS 35, A199-A225 (2000)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 21'N, 54° 12'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 20' 42"N, 54° 11' 54"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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