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Dhofar 545
Basic information Name: Dhofar 545
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 545
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 513 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  LL4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
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)
Comments: Revised 10 Apr 2007: Was mixed up with Dho 543
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 30:
Date:4 Apr 2001
Latitude:19°21'08.1"N
Longitude:54°38'17.8"E
Mass (g):513
Pieces:1
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):31.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.6
Wollastonite (mol%):2.45
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, Bartos and P. Appel Kiel
Type spec mass (g):20.6
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Bart
Comments:cpx: Fs11.0Wo43.6; plag: An10.5Or4.0; unswitched data with Dho 545 10 Apr 2007
Institutions
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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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 21' 8"N, 54° 38' 18"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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