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Dhofar 317
Basic information Name: Dhofar 317
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 317
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 2.9 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7126 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 4
  Line 19:
Date:14 Dec 2001
Latitude:18°35.3'N
Longitude:54°01.1'E
Mass (g):2897
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:S. Afanasiev, Vernad, analyzed by A. Ulianov, MwSU
Type spec mass (g):736
Type spec location:additional MwSU
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
MwSU: 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. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 35' 18"N, 54° 1' 6"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2132 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3961 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 374 unapproved names)
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