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Dhofar 926
Basic information Name: Dhofar 926
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 926
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Oman
Mass:help 411 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6713 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:
  MB88
  Table 5
  Line 215:
Date:16 Nov 2002
Latitude:19°04.4'N
Longitude:54°44.9'E
Mass (g):411
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7
Classifier:S. Afanasiev and N. Kononkova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):134
Type spec location:Vernad
Institutions
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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° 4' 24"N, 54° 44' 54"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2131 approved meteorites from Zufar, Oman (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 3960 approved meteorites from Oman (plus 371 unapproved names)
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