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Dhofar 227
Basic information Name: Dhofar 227
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: Dho 227
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Oman
Mass:help 50 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11308 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 2
  Line 22:
Date:26 Jun 2001
Latitude:18°59.4'N
Longitude:54°36.0'E
Mass (g):50
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.6
Classifier:S. V. Afanasiev (Vernad)
Type spec mass (g):24.8
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Bessey
Institutions
   and collections
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Bessey: Dean Bessey ,P.O. Box 40810, Glenfield, Auckland 1310 , New Zealand; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Oman
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (18° 59'N, 54° 36'E)
     Recommended::   (18° 59' 24"N, 54° 36' 0"E)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.7 km apart

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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