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Dhofar 975
Basic information Name: Dhofar 975
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 975
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Oman
Mass:help 4.23 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1652 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 5
  Line 9:
Date:2004 Jan 7
Latitude:19°13'09.8"N
Longitude:54°55'06.9"E
Mass (g):4230
Pieces:5
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):25.2 ± 0.3
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):32.56
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:DSchrader
Finder:DSchrader
Comments:Corrected year 10 Apr 2007
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
DSchrader: Devin Schrader, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (19° 13' 10"N, 54° 55' 7"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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