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Dhofar 855
Basic information Name: Dhofar 855
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 855
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 196 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  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:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 188:
Date:11 Apr 2001
Latitude:18°18.7'N
Longitude:54°08.7'E
Mass (g):196
Pieces:1
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):29.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:S. Afanasiev, Vernad, analyzed by A. Ulianov, MSUM
Type spec mass (g):30.5
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
MSUM: Department of Geology, Moscow State University, Vorobjovy Gory, Moscow, 119899, Russia (institutional address; updated 1 Mar 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 18' 42"N, 54° 8' 42"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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