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Dhofar 493
Basic information Name: Dhofar 493
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 493
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 32 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  LL4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL4
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 361 approved meteorites classified as LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 4
  Line 77:
Date:25 Jun 2001
Latitude:19°08.8'N
Longitude:54°34.8'E
Mass (g):32
Pieces:1
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):29.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):25
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8
Classifier:S. Afanasiev, Vernad, analyzed by N. Kononkova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):12
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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. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 8' 48"N, 54° 34' 48"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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