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Dhofar 918
Basic information Name: Dhofar 918
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 918
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Oman
Mass:help 134 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  LL5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5-6
Recommended:  LL5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 59 approved meteorites classified as LL5-6.   [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 208:
Date:10 Feb 2003
Latitude:19°15.6'N
Longitude:54°29.3'E
Mass (g):134
Pieces:1
Class:LL5-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):30.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:D. Badyukov, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):33.5
Comments:Ca-Px: Fs9.8 Wo45.2, breccia, mv
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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. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Don Edwards   
Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 15' 36"N, 54° 29' 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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